Throughout New Zealand each cemetery has its own specifications governing stone size, materials and bases that can be used. This section covers options available for memorials, covering ashes and burial areas. The same type of memorial can be selected for both areas, with the ashes memorials being on a smaller scale. We know all the sizes and specifications for the greater Wellington cemeteries and can find out the requirements for other regions.
The following pages show different aspects of an upright headstone and explain it so you can decide what style of finish, what shape of stone and type of base you would prefer.
When considering an upright headstone it may help to be mindful of the following points.