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Ture ā-Rohe Urupā me ngā Wāhi Tahu Tūpāpaku 2014

Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw 2014

The Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw aims to minimise safety risks, distress, nuisance, damage and interference with operations at council cemeteries and crematoria.

You should know

We are reviewing this bylaw to make sure it meets the needs of Aucklanders, now and in the future.

You can find out about the proposed changes to the Bylaw and provide feedback at akhaveyoursay.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz.

There are no changes proposed to the existing Cemeteries and Crematoria Code of Practice 2014, which will continue to apply.

We will let you know of the outcome when the review is finished.

​What the Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw does

The bylaw establishes the framework to make the Cemeteries and Crematoria Code of Practice 2014.

The code of practice seeks to protect, promote and maintain public health and safety, and minimise the potential for offensive behaviour in cemeteries and crematoria.

The code of practice covers:

  • burial (interment)
  • removing a body or remains (disinterment)
  • built structures like vaults and mausoleums
  • grounds maintenance
  • records.

Get a copy of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw

Get a copy of the Cemeteries and Crematoria Code of Practice