Cemetery Fees

Share this page

Sharing...

Cemetery Fees

Schedule of Fees for 2019/2020

Important notes

  1. Centenarians are exempt from plot fees.
  2. Fees for the purchase of an exclusive right of burial or ashes plot ahead of the time the plot is needed are the same as those for a plot purchase as set out in the table below.
  3. Non-standard interments or extraordinary works required as part of the interment process may incur additional charges on a time and materials basis. Please check with the Council.
  4. All Council cemeteries are closed to funeral services on Saturday afternoons (after 1.00 pm), Sundays and public holidays as they fall.
  5. An additional ‘out of district’ fee applies to any person who has not resided in the Marlborough district for a period of three months or more any time during their life.
Cemetery 2019/2020 Fee effective 1 July 2019
Natural burial Fairhall only $1,867
Burial interment Fairhall only $639
Registration fee Fairhall only $250
Interment
Burial interment: adult All cemeteries $854
Burial interment: under 15 All cemeteries $549
Burial interment: 12 months and over to 5 All cemeteries $220
Burial interment: Under 12 months and stillborn All cemeteries No charge
Ashes interment All cemeteries $168
Second ashes interment at the same time, same plot and in separate urn All cemeteries $83
Plot
Burial plot: adult All cemeteries $,1327
RSA members in RSA areas at Fairhall, Omaka Picton,
Havelock, Seddon, Rai Valley
No charge
Burial plot: under 15 All cemeteries $780
Burial plot: 12 months to 5 All cemeteries $390
Burial plot: Under 12 months and stillborn All cemeteries No charge
Ashes beam, wall or plot: all ages Havelock, Seddon, Omaka,
Tua Marina, Fairhall, Picton,
Rai Valley, Ward (once beam is in place)
$603
Memorial Wall - plaque space Fairhall and Picton $250
Children's Memorial Ashes Garden Fairhall $335
Dis-interment of ashes (base fee - final costs based on contractor's charges) All cemeteries $151
Dis-interment of burial (base fee - final costs based on contractor's charges) All cemeteries $2,000
Other charges
Exclusive right of burial administration fee $30
Transfer of exclusive right of burial administration fee $30
Additional fee for burials on Saturday morning $370
Additional fee for graveside services at which attendees remain on site after 4.00 pm on weekdays or after 1.00 pm Saturdays $100/hr
Genealogy search or other enquiry fee (first half hour free) CSO charge out rate
Additional fee for out of district interment (burial) $715
Additional fee for out of district interment (ashes) $390
Concrete cutting when required Actual cost