Makara Cemetery

Set on 84 hectares in the Makara Valley, Makara Cemetery is Wellington's largest cemetery.

COVID-19 update – Alert Level 1

Open for all services – email or phone 04 476 6109. 

Cremations and funerals – There is no limit on the number of people who can attend a gathering.

Funerals and tangihanga – 

Cemeteries Management Plan Review

Earlier this year, we asked for your thoughts about our cemeteries at Mākara, Karori and Tawa. Your feedback has helped to shape a draft plan, which is now open for formal consultation.

Go to: to have your say.

Feedback closes at 5pm Friday 11 December 2020.