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Trust Operated Cemeteries

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This page contains information about cemeteries in the Whangarei District which are managed by cemetery boards.
Updated: 15/01/2020 10:08 a.m.

​Within the Whangarei District, there are a number of cemeteries which are managed by cemetery boards. 

It should be noted the information below is correct to the best of our knowledge.

For any corrections or additions please contact us.

Hukerenui South Cemetery

Hukerenui Cemetery is located on Domain Road, Hukerenui.

Contact: Mr Peter Keatley, RD 2, Hikurangi.

Phone: 09 433 9862

Kaurihohore (Kauri)

Kaurihohore Cemetery is located on Apotu Road, Kauri.

Contact: Julie Gregson or Ollie Bigelow.

Phone: 021 0874 3327


Mangapai Cemetery is located on Knagg Road, Springfield.

Contact: Mr Kevin McConnell, Mangapai Road, RD 8, Whangarei.

Phone: 09 432 2120

Mangapai South

Mangapai South Cemetery is located on Kukunui Road, Springfield.

Contact: Mr Murray Whittle, Whittle Road, RD 8, Whangarei.

Phone: 09 432 2866


Marua Cemetery is located on the corner of Doige and Marua Roads, Marua.

Contact: Mr Gordon Brown, RD 1, Hikurangi.

Phone: 09 433 8310


Maungakaramea Cemetery is located on Snooks Road, Maungakaramea.

Contact: Kelvin Attwood

Phone: 09 432 2029


Otonga Cemetery is located on Whananaki North Road, approximately 800m from the turn off with State Highway 1. Access is through private property.

Contact: Felice Croft

Phone: 09 435 5040

Email: felice@croftpoles.co.nz

Chairman: Pete Roughton

Phone: 09 433 6081

Parua Bay

Parua Bay Cemetery is located on Parua Cemetery Road, off Whangarei Heads Road, Parua Bay.

Contact: Claire Pearson, Ody Road, RD 4, Whangarei 0174

Phone: 09 434 0571

Email: claire@coastwalks.nz


Purua Cemetery is located on Puketitoi Road, Purua.

Contact: Mr N J (Jock) Finlayson, 233/55 Pipiwai Road, RD 6, Whangarei 0176

Phone: 09 433 5648

Email: onlyapoorfarmer@xtra.co.nz


Waikiekie Cemetery is located on Taipuha Road, Waikiekie.

Contact: Ann Gailey, Nevile Road, Waiotira 0193

Phone: 09 432 2741


Waipu Cemetery is located on Cove Road, Waipu.

Contact: Angus McCulloch, 898 Cove Road, Waipu

Phone: 027 493 1774

Email: waipu.cemetery@gmail.com 


Whareora Cemetery is located on Parahaki Parish Road, Whareora.

Contact: Roger Easterbrook, 260 Harris Road, R.D. 5, Whangarei

Phone: 09 437 5946

Contact us

Cemetery Manager
Whangarei District Council
Private Bag 9023
Whangarei 0148

Phone: 09 430 4207
Email: mailroom@wdc.govt.nz​



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