Locate a plot

You may find these tools useful if you're thinking about visiting one of our cemeteries.

New cemetery search tool

We’ve recently introduced a new cemetery search tool and are now making a few enhancements.

Please bear with us as we get things up and running.

Bolton Street Cemetery map and plot locator

Bolton Street Cemetery in Central Wellington contains the City’s original burial ground dating from 1840.

Bolton Street Cemetery map and plot locator

Makara Cemetery map and plot locator

Makara Cemetery is Wellington's largest cemetery so you may want to find a grave plot before you visit.

Makara Cemetery map and plot locator


Wellington Cemeteries section viewer

Visit the Wellington Cemeteries section viewer for maps of Makara Cemetery, Karori Cemetery, and Bolton Street Cemetery.

Wellington Cemeteries section viewer

Note: This tool will help you identify sections but not specific plots for Karori cemetery. Plot location functionality is due to be available mid 2022.

If you're unable to find a plot please email cemeteries@wcc.govt.nz.