The Council manages 10 out of the 11 cemeteries in the Queenstown Lakes District.

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Burial Records

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.

Cemetery Maps

The Kingston and Albert Town cemetery maps are unavailable.


Cemeteries Documents and Application Forms

Cemetery Strategy

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.


Cemetery Fees


Monument Permit

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 services@qldc.govt.nz