The Council manages 10 out of the 11 cemeteries in the Queenstown Lakes District.
The Council holds information and burial records for the following cemeteries:
- Albert Town Cemetery.
- Arrowtown Cemetery.
- Cardrona Cemetery.
- Frankton Cemetery.
- Glenorchy Cemetery.
- Kingston Cemetery.
- Makarora Cemetery.
- Queenstown Cemetery.
- Skippers Point Cemetery.
- Wanaka Cemetery.
For information and burial records for the Lake Hawea Cemetery contact: Donald Urquhart 03 443 1426.
>>Arrowtown Cemetery Overview (pdf 425 kb)
>>Arrowtown Cemetery - Old Area (pdf 1.3 MB)
>>Arrowtown Cemetery - New Upper (pdf 1.45 MB)
>>Arrowtown Cemetery -New Lower (pdf 1.14 MB)
>>Cardrona Cemetery (pdf 198 kb)
>>Frankton Cemetery (pdf 427kb)
>>Glenorchy Cemetery (pdf 359 kb)
>>Hawea Cemetery ( pdf 666 kb)
>>Makarora Cemetery (pdf 163 kb)
>>Queenstown Cemetery (pdf 867 kb)
>>Skippers Point Cemetery (pdf 109 kb)
>>Wanaka Cemetery (pdf 1.47 mb)
The Kingston and Albert Town cemetery maps are unavailable.
The Council has a Cemetery Strategy which outlines how the Council will manage cemeteries in the future, including managing the effects of growth.
Cemetery Operations Procedures
The Cemetery Operations Procedures provides guidelines to ensure a consistent and reliable provision of cemetery services in the District.
>> Queenstown Lakes District cemetery fees (pdf 27.4kb)
A permit must be obtained for any monumental work to be carried out in any cemetery in the Queenstown Lakes District. Please fill in an application form and return it to:
Queenstown Lakes District Council, Private Bag 50072, Queenstown 9348 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
>> Monument permit application form (pdf 17.7kb)
>> Authority to inter (pdf 24.4kb)
Christmas / New Year
Queenstown Lakes District cemeteries will be closed for interments from 12 noon on Friday 21 December,2012 and will reopen on Thursday 3 January, 2013.
For urgent matters please phone 03 441 0499.
You can now search the Queenstown Lakes District cemetery records online.