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Napier Cemeteries' feesNgā utu o te urupā o Ahuriri

See below the schedule of all fees and charges related to cemeteries and places within them. If you can’t find what you’re looking for please be in touch with the cemetery clerk. Pricing is reviewed annually.


You can apply for Inscription in the Wharerangi Book of Remembrance online:

Application for  Inscription Wharerangi Book of Remembrance

All other fees are listed below:

Cemeteries Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2023 to 30 June 2024.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Cemeteries Fee (incl GST)
Interments - Burials
Child (Over 29 days and under 14 years)$316.00 
Stillborn child (within Neo-Natal area and up to 28 days after birth)No Charge 
Stillborn child (not within Neo-Natal area and up to 28 days after birth)$113.00 
Disinterments and Reburials
Same Plot$3,237.25 
Different Plot$3,237.25 
Extra Depth
Extra Depth (to allow for three burials)$155.00 
Burial of Deceased Formerly Resident Outside City Boundary
Burial of Deceased Formerly Resident Outside City Boundary$750.00 
Sale of Burial Plots
Note: Includes Perpetual Maintenance
Children under 14 years area (Western Hills and Park Island)$1,088.00 
Western Hills$2,653.00 
Sale of Ash Plots
Note: Includes Perpetual Maintenance
Wharerangi Inground Plaque$509.00 
Wharerangi Middle Ridge Ash Beam$509.00 
Western Hills Rose Garden Beds 1-14$375.00 
Western Hills Rose Garden Beds 15 and onwards$525.00 
Western Hills Upright Ash Interment Area$975.00 
Interment - Ashes - Includes Registration
Interment of Ashes$185.00 
Scattering of Ashes$172.00 
Disinterment of Ashes
Disinterment of Ashes$200.00 
Registration of Memorial only
Registration of Memorial only$115.00 
Book of Remembrance
Record of name in Book of Remembrance$80.00 
Monument Permit
Permit to erect a monument$65.00 
Change of Plot Ownership
Transfer or relinquishment of ash or burial plot$89.00 
Additional Fee
Note: In exceptional circumstances arrangements can be made for a burial outside normal working hours and is at Council's discretion. Normal hours are 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday and 8.00am to 12noon Saturday (Note: Additional fee for morning Saturday burials) . For Saturday after 12noon additional charges will apply based on an actual quoted basis. Requests for quotations must be made at least 24 hours in advance during normal working hours. The Cemetery is closed to burials on Sunday and Public Holidays.
Cost Per After Hours Call (for Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays between 10am and 5pm)$78.00 
Saturday Morning Burials - Additional Fee$330.00 
Out-of-hours additional fee - Minimum charge$906.00 
Sale of Niches
Services Fee
Dressing of grave and use of equipment$161.00 


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