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Last reviewed: Wed, 07 Aug 2013


The Christchurch City Council provides cemetery services in 24 locations around Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

Headstone at Sydenham Cemetery.

We provide a range of services including maintaining records of all burials, arranging burials and managing the maintenance of the grounds.

Bookings and enquiries are handled by the Cemeteries Administrator. The Banks Peninsula Cemeteries are administered through the local service centres.

Christchurch City Council Cemeteries Master Plan - June 2013

Cemeteries Master Plan 2013 [PDF 19 MB]

Cemeteries Handbook 2013 [PDF 2.2 MB]

Cemeteries Bylaw 2013


Contact us

Cemeteries Administrator
Phone: (03) 941 8999

Banks Peninsula
Phone: 0800 800 169


Authorising Unit: Transport and Greenspace

Last reviewed: Wednesday, 7 August 2013

Next review: Friday, 7 February 2014

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