Clareville Cemetery is located on Chester Road on the outskirts of Carterton, New Zealand. It is administered by the Carterton District Council. The grave of Charles Rooking Carter, from whom Carterton derives its name, can be found at Clareville Cemetery. The first burial took place on 26 July 1866.
New Plymouth District Council (New Zealand) has published a draft "Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw 2019" and " Cemeteries and Crematoria Handbook".
The New Zealand Cemeteries and Crematoria Collective(NZCCC) recognised industry champions last week at the New Zealand Cemeteries and Crematoria Awards dinner.
Grave decorations at Palmerston North’s Kelvin Grove Cemetery are going to be allowed, with the city council about to remove restrictions from its rule book.
New Zealand Cemeteries & Crematoria Week returns this month from 31 October – 8 November. Organised by the New Zealand Cemeteries & Crematoria Collective (NZCCC), Cemeteries & Crematoria Week is an opportunity to recognise the importance of cemeteries, crematoria, and burial grounds in our communities.
According to the Star News website (NZ) a new bid to restore historically-significant headstones in Akaroa has been launched as the Christchurch City Council re-evaluates spending in the wake of the global pandemic.
Lana Hart writes on the power of cemeteries and how Kiwis now remember the dead.
Stuff.co.nz reports clunky watches and necklaces of glass beads will be banned, but a simple gold ring will be allowed on the bodies of people cremated at Palmerston North's Kelvin Grove crematorium.
The Central Otago District Council in New Zealand has adopted its new cemeteries bylaw, with a few tweaks. A recent council meeting approved the Cemeteries Bylaw 2020, and Cemeteries Handbook 2020 to address and regulate the management of cemeteries in the Central Otago district.
We're delighted to announce we’ve partnered with Wellington City Council in New Zealand, to provide a brand new digital solution for their cemetery operations.
On December 12, 2018, Propel Funeral Partnersannounced that they signed conditional sale agreements with multiple vendors to acquire the business, assets and specific freehold properties in New Zealand associated with: Dils Funeral Services, Schnapper Rock Cremations, Rowley Funeral Services, and Martin Williams Funeral Directions.
With cemeteries offering large expanses of 'green' open space, often as a respite from the surrounding suburban and urban areas, the 2020 New Zealand Cemeteries and Crematoria Conference is aiming to present an understanding of how to achieve sustainable and a vibrant future for the industry in New Zealand.
The Casketeers is a New Zealand reality television series that was first broadcast 13 Jan 2018 on TVNZ 1. The series follows a New Zealand couple, Francis and Kaiora Tipene, who own and run Tipene Funerals, a funeral parlor in Onehunga, as well as the other funeral directors and assistants employed there.
West Auckland may be better associated with black sand beaches and bogans that spring blooms, but Waikumete Cemetery - New Zealand's largest - is said to have one of the best collections of South African wildflowers - the "jewels of the veld" - outside South Africa. Initially planted atop graves of South African migrants, the baby pink angel's trumpets, bright orange tritonia, blue and purple baboon flowers, white chincherinchee and multi-hued African corn lilies now pop up all over the place between September and December.
Wellington City councillor Fleur Fitzsimons said the council needed to start planning for the future immediately, after the release of a report into the state of the city's burial sites. Teh report indicates the city's cremation and burial resources are at a breaking point.