Tauranga City Council operates and manages a number of cemeteries throughout the City.
The main cemetery is Pyes Pa Memorial Park which provides cemetery and crematorium services. It has a park-like setting and offers a range of memorial garden options. The other older cemeteries are now only used for reserve plot burials and ash interments, except for the Presbyterian Cemetery on 18th Avenue, which has burial plots available for purchase.
To purchase a plot please contact the cemetery on 07 543 0789, office opening hours are 8:30am - 3:30pm Monday to Friday.
- Pyes Pa Memorial Park on 403 Pyes Pa Road, open daily from 8:00am - 8:30pm (summer), 7:30pm (winter)
- Presbyterian Cemetery on 18th Avenue
- Methodist Cemetery at 520 Devonport Road
- Catholic Cemetery on corner of Fraser Street and 18th Avenue
- Anglican Cemetery on the corner of Grace Road and 17th Avenue
- Latter Day Saints Cemetery on the corner of Fraser Street and 17th Avenue
Cemetery rules (170kb pdf) Pyes Pa Cemetery Map (828kb pdf)
Pyes Pa Memorial Park brochure (1.7mb pdf)
Mission Cemetery is now closed for burials, it is a tranquil space for both Maori and Pakeha to rest in peace.
The crematorium is located to the rear of the Chapel at Pyes Pa Memorial Park. The Chapel is available for funeral and committal services and can seat up to 120 people. The Tui Lounge is available for catered after service gatherings or as an additional venue for large services and can hold up to 120 people. Please refer to the Pyes Pa Cemetery Map above for map layout or click on Pyes Pa Memorial Park pricing brochure 2019-20 for prices. If you would like to speak to someone, phone 07 543 0789.
Our online cemeteries search provides information regarding burial locations in all six cemeteries operated by us. This doesn't include the Mission Cemetery or any Maori burial grounds.
Search cemeteries online
Fees and charges
You can pay your cemetery fees invoice online by credit card or over the phone by calling council.
Cemetery parks and crematorium fees
Have a question or want to provide feedback on a cemetery?
Complete the online cemetery feedback form