September 24, 2017

Open Day – Sunday, Oct 1

Historical Talk and Guided Tours of Purewa's Notable Graves where many of Auckland's Founding Fathers and well-known citizens are buried
July 3, 2017

Newborn memorial spreads its wings

Over the coming months and years the emergence of butterfly mosaics will beautify and dignify the stillborn, newborn and children’s area of Purewa Cemetery.
June 2, 2017

Remembering the people who made Auckland

Anyone wandering the grounds of Purewa Cemetery, chancing on a name or eulogy or tragic account, will learn much about Auckland’s history and culture.
May 16, 2017
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Bronze plaques stolen

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.
March 22, 2017
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Restoring Purewa’s historic graves

What happens when grave memorials, constructed as a lasting memorial to a loved one, fall into disrepair?
March 2, 2017

St John’s Lounge proves its worth

Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium witnessed a ceremony of a different kind on Friday February 17, with the official opening and blessing of the new St John’s Lounge.
February 15, 2017
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New reception lounge for Purewa

As part of its ongoing commitment to provide for community needs, Purewa Cemetery Trust Board is in the process of completing a new, state of the art funeral lounge.
February 10, 2017
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Walk of Memories to be extended

The dappled sunlight and tranquil park setting of Purewa’s Walk of Memories creates one of the most contemplative strolls imaginable – another treasured aspect of what is widely regarded as Auckland’s most beautiful cemetery
February 2, 2017

Celebrating life in a place of peace

Aside from being one of the world’s most beautiful and tranquil resting places, Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium offers more options for the internment of ashes than anywhere else in New Zealand.
January 20, 2017

Tracing your ancestors at Purewa Cemetery

Among the many services provided by Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium is the assistance given to families researching genealogy and family trees.