Karori Cemetery fees

Find out about or pay fees for services at Karori Cemetery.

Pay cemetery fee

For a detailed list of cremation fees: Cremation fees

 Seaforth Memorial Garden

Cost
Ash plots (two interments) $990
Memorial plots $530
Bronze plaques - 200mm x 125mm for 100 letters ($1 thereafter) $371
Granite Memorial Book (position only)
See monumental mason for plaque cost
$368

Chapel hire

Cost
Per ½ hour $195
Chapel hire for burials $250
Chapel hire for cremation elsewhere (1 hour) $250

Interment/burial

Cost
Second interment $1182
Ashes $173
 Niche placement / removal $173 
 Vault placement $320 
 Services sections $646 
Services sections - ash plots $173

Stillborn (unmarked section)

Cost
Interment fee $90
Plot $42

Ashes

Cost
Burial of ashes $173
Disinterment of ashes $289
Ash scattering $78
 Ash scattering overtime $215 
 Express ash (weekend collection) $209 
 Niche placement $173 

Disinterments

Cost
Casket disinterment $2033
Ash disinterments $263

 Other

Cost
Late for service fee (1 hour) $50
Outside district fee-casket interment  $1071
Outside district fee-ash interment  $430
Extra width (per 300mm) $195
 Extra depth (per 300mm) $257 
 Breaking concrete floor $215 
 Cutting concrete floor $268 
 Core drilling ash interments (Karori only) $237 
 Change of deed $77 
 Plot search charges by staff:
1-3 searches
More than three
no charge
$20 per search 
 Plot photo request $10 
 Plaque placement removal $84 

 Permits

Cost
Permit fee for monumental work - Karori Cemetery, Rose Garden & Seaforth Memorial Garden only $53
Permit fee for monumental work - elsewhere $92

Non-compliance fee for not having a permit for monumental work.

This is additional to standard permit fee.

$73

Plaques

Cost
Lawn plaque (350mm x 250mm) $1260
Bronze memorial wall plaque (135mm x 95mm)  from $297.60
Seaforth/rose Garden Plaque (200mm x 125mm) 
 
from $371

Niches (Holds cremated remains)

Cost
Single niche (bronze) $893
Plaque (name, date of death, age) Ask Cemeteries office
Single niche (granite) $966
Plaque enquire Monumental Mason
 Double niche (bronze) $1182 
 Plaque (name, date of death, age) Ask Cemeteries office
 New double niche (granite) $1613 
 Plaque enquire Monumental Mason 
 Services ash plots no charge 
 Plaque Apply Veteran Affairs NZ