In Waipā, all public cemeteries are managed and maintained by Council.
The passing of a loved one can be an emotional and stressful time for families and this information is to help consider what options are available at our cemeteries and what to expect. All arrangements for plots, burials and ashes must be made either through your funeral director or directly with us.
Online cemetery database
Want to know where a loved one is buried? This cemeteries search is provided by Waipā District Council to assist people searching for the location of the plots of friends and relatives in our cemeteries.
Access online: Cemetery database.
Please note: there may be inaccuracies due to records which were created before GPS positioning was available.
Waipā cemeteries provide for around 200 burials each year, with most of these being at the three larger cemeteries at Hautapu, Leamington and Te Awamutu.
- Hautapu: RSA, ashes, lawn, Garden of Remembrance
- Kihikihi: ashes, lawn
- Leamington: natural burial, ashes, lawn, Garden of Remembrance
- Ohaupō: ashes, lawn
- Paterangi: ashes, lawn
- Pirongia (Alexandra): ashes, lawn
- Puahue: ashes, lawn
- Pukeatua: ashes, lawn
- Pukerimu: ashes, lawn
- Te Awamutu: RSA, Garden of Remembrance, lawn
Maps for cemeteries in the Waipā are available below.