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Restoring Purewa’s historic graves
March 22, 2017

Bronze plaques stolen

Purewa Cemetery

Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium has recently had a theft of 34 Bronze Plaques from the grounds and we are attempting to locate and inform the next of kin of this development.
Please check the following list and contact us on 09 528 5599 as soon as you are able if you recognize any of the following names and you are next of kin or are a close family member.
Currently nine Plaques have been recovered by the Police and an arrest has been made so we are also hopeful that further Plaques will turn up in the next few weeks.

Missing Plaques as at 16/05/17

Block M
Row Plot Name
41 34 Alma Dyer
42 49 Adelene Milne
42 52 Winifred Pickering
42 53 Mavis Tollemache
42 57 Paul Jeffery
42 60 Margaret Attwell
42 75 Agnes Strong
42 83 Hazel Hogan
41 49 Gwenda Kavanagh
41 57 James Wilson
41 58 Archibald Weir
41 61 Thomas Grover
41 72 Katherine Spence
41 79 Zelma Svaboda
41 80 Raymond Harding
41 81 Lalita Haveter
41 83 Anne Hall
41 85 Florence Hamilton
40 68 Eva Burke
39 70 Mary Churton
39 85 Pearl White
Block E
Row Plot Name
58 23 Margaret Taylor
58 42 Charlotte + Henry Say
56 201 Adelina Morris

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