The Christchurch City Council provides and administers 27 cemeteries, 22 operating cemeteries and five closed cemeteries in Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

Avonhead Park, Memorial Park, Ruru Lawn, Sydenham and Yaldhurst are the cemeteries where new burial and ashes plots can be purchased.

Waimairi has ash plots available for purchase.

Belfast, Linwood, Bromley and Waimairi do not have burial plots available, but ashes can be interred in family plots.

Barbadoes Street, Woolston and Addington cemeteries are heritage sites and closed for burials.