Find a burial or cremation record

Contact Queenstown Lakes District Council for more information regarding a burial or cremation. 

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


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For information and burial records for the Lake Hawea Cemetery contact:  Donald Urquhart 03 443 1426.


The cemeteries handbook and bylaw provides guidelines to ensure a consistent and reliable provision of cemetery services in the District.

Cemetery Handbook


Cemeteries Bylaw 2017

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Burial or Ashes fee guide

For details on cost of interments, additional fees and cremation costs.

Cemetery Fees

Baby memorials

Wanaka Cemetery

Lower Shotover Cemetery (Wakatipu Baby Memorial Wall) 

Application for Burials or Ashes

Below you'll find application forms for interments, plots and to open a plot.

Burial services for veterans

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Memorial headstone and plaques

A permit must be obtained for any monumental work to be carried out in any cemetery in the Queenstown Lakes District. See below for permit and application forms.

Monument Permit


Installation Confirmation


Memorial/Monument Application


Memorial/Monument Policy


Contact Us

Email: cemeteries.administrator@qldc.govt.nz

Phone: 03-441-0499