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Waikumete Cemetery West Auckland

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Waikumete Cemetery

Waikumete Cemetery and Crematorium covers an area of 108 hectares and since 1908 has served as the main cemetery for the Auckland Region. It is the largest cemetery in New Zealand and one of the largest in the Southern Hemisphere.

Established in 1886, the cemetery provides for a wide range of denominational and cultural groups, and aims to offer a large number of alternative services to the bereaved.

Waikumete is one of the largest cemeteries in the Southern Hemisphere and the final resting place for over 70,000 people. It also provides the largest open space environment for passive creation within Waitakere.

The Early Chinese are buried in Public A area - 6 rows of them.





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NZBC , from New Zealand, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Mar 2009. is researching the following names: CHAN, WONG, .

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by AliciaG on 2016-02-16 23:35:50

Waikumete Cemetery can now be viewed on Google street view. It was filmed in November 2015 when the wildflowers were in bloom.

by janilye on 2016-02-18 15:49:52
by ngairedith on 2019-08-09 04:20:15

All the provided links above are now broken due to Auckland Council, He Kōrero mō te Kaunihera o Tāmaki Makaurau, combining all cemeteries, including Great Barrier Island & Hauraki Gulf Islands, into a new, easy searchable database.
* Purewa & Symonds Street are still separate.

Search the records of Franklin, Helensville, Hillsborough, Hoteo North, Kaipara Flats, Kaukapakapa, Manukau, North Shore (from 1850) & Rodney, Onetangi, Otahuhu, Papakura, Papatoetoe, St Nininan's Church, Tapora, Te Kapa, Waikaraka, Waikumete (including Swanson cemetery), Wainui, Warkworth, Wellsford and many others not listed

AUCKLAND Cemeteries Database

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