Cemetery & crematorium fees

Cremation

Fee includes medical referee and transport urn.

Cremation adult $600.00
Cremation – child (3 to 11 years old) $175.00
Cremation – infant (stillborn to 3 years old) $80.00
Organising your own cremation $200.00






 

Chapel

The chapel can accommodate 70 people comfortably.  Facilities for music and visual playback are available. These fees are in addition to burial or cremation fees.

Full service, 1 hour $110.00
Committal, 30 minutes $55.00
Extension of service time beyond 1 hour, per 30 minutes, or part thereof $55.00







Cremation overtime

These fees are in addition to the above fees.

Cremation taking place 4pm to 5pm Monday to Friday and 8am to 12 noon Saturday $100.00
Cremation taking place from Saturday 12 noon to 5pm Saturday $200.00
Cremation taking place on Sundays or public holidays 10am to 2pm $350.00

Sundry 

Removal of liner from presentation coffin per cremation $15.00
Cremation certificate $25.00
Registered scattering of ashes $40.00
Genealogical research – first two names are free of charge or search Cemetery & Crematorium database $40.00
Book of remembrance: two line entry $50.00
Interment or placement of ashes $130.00
Disinterment of ashes – no refund for niche or plot in lieu of disinterment.  Ownership reverts back to the Hastings District Council $150.00

Cremation memorials

Memorial wall – niche spaces.  Does not include placement of ashes or plaque.  Niches can only accept a portion of the ashes $150.00
Granite columbarium – Available at Havelock North and Hastings Cemeteries.  Each space can accept two full sets of ashes.  Cost includes memorial plaque, but not inscription or placement costs $850.00
Above ground ashes vault – Available at Havelock North and Hastings Cemeteries.  Each space can accept two full sets of ashes.  Cost includes memorial plaque, but not inscription or placement costs $1250.00
Cremation burial plaques plot - Available at Havelock North and Hastings Cemeteries.  Each space can accept two full sets of ashes.  Cost includes memorial plaque, but not inscription or placement costs $850
Granite memorial book plaque – Available at Hastings Cemetery.  Each space includes plaque but no inscriptions.  This choice is for the remembrance of loved ones where ashes have been removed from the crematorium or scattered in the grounds $200

New burial plots

Fee includes cost of burial rights, maintenance in perpetuity and first interment.  All new plots are dug for a maximum of two full burials.

Hastings Cemetery  $2600.00
Havelock North Cemetery  $2900.00
Puketapu Cemetery $1950.00
Mangaroa A & D sections  $1950.00
Mangaroa B & C sections  $2100.00

New cremation plots

This choice is for in-ground earth burial of ashes.  These fees do not include any memorials.

Cremation headstone plot – Available at Hastings and Havelock North Cemeteries.  Suitable for four sets of ashes.  Fee includes the interment of the first set of ashes  $830.00
Cremation shrub garden – Available at Hastings, Havelock North and Mangaroa Cemeteries.  Suitable for two sets of ashes.  Fee includes the interment of the first set of ashes  $830.00
Cremation rose garden – Available at Hastings Cemetery.  Suitable for six sets of ashes.  Fee includes the interment of the first set of ashes $930.00

Interment 

Adult  $650.00
Couch casket surcharge – this fee is additional to the adult interment fee for couch shaped casket burial  $110.00
Infant up to 2 years of age  $50.00
Child under 15 years of age  $150.00
Ashes $130.00

Burial overtime

These fees are in addition to the above fees.

Burial taking place from 4pm to 5pm Monday to Friday, or 8am to 12 noon Saturday.  This time is only available during summer.  During winter 3.30pm is the last burial time Monday to Friday $250.00
Burial taking place from Saturday 12 noon to 5pm Saturday.  Last burial time is 3.30pm during the winter months $400.00
Burial taking place on Sundays or public holidays from 10am to 2pm  $650.00

Reserve plots

Full graves can only be reserved at all cemeteries but cremation plots can be reserved at all cemeteries other than Puketapu. This fee includes  the cost of the plot and maintenance in perpetuity but does not include interment fees which are paid at time of burial.

Reserve  Burial Plot Mangaroa A and D sections $2350.00
Reserve Burial Plot Mangaroa B and C sections $2650.00
Reserve Burial Plot Puketapu $2350.00
Reserve Burial Plot Hastings $3650.00
Reserve Burial Plot Havelock North $4250.00
Reserve Cremation Plot Shrub gardens $700.00
Reserve Cremation Plot headstone gardens $700.00
Reserve Cremation Rose gardens $800.00

Disinterment

No refund on plot purchase.  The plot will return to Hastings District Council.  These fees do not include any further interment fees or Funeral Directors’ costs.

Full burial – subject to the relevant licence being granted $1950.00
Ashes $150.00

Sundry cemetery charges

Out of district fee  $400.00
Permit to place memorial  $50.00
Registered scattering of ashes $40.00
Breaking concrete, full burial –this charge is for the removal of concrete over the top of a grave to enable a further burial.  The fee does not include replacement of the concrete, for which a memorial mason will need to be employed $200.00
Breaking concrete, ashes burial  $100.00
Total loss of grave shoring – this fee is charged if the safety shoring in the grave Is not recovered before the grave is backfilled, making it impractical to recover $200.00
Transfer of burial rights  $65.00