November 22, 2018

Walk of Memories extension at Purewa Cemetery

Due to the popularity of the Walk of Memories as a final resting place for ashes, stage one of an extension project is about to get under way.
September 3, 2018

Long path leads to Purewa role

Stepping into the General Manager's shoes at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium might seem daunting after only 16 months in the industry but Alastair Crombie brings 30 years' experience in communications with a strong customer focus to the role.
July 20, 2018

Retiring manager leaves strong legacy

When Clifton Thomson steps down from the position of general manager of Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium at the end of July he can look back on almost two decades of improvement and innovation in this beautiful corner of St Johns...
June 13, 2018

The custodians of Purewa

The tranquil surroundings of the 45-acre Purewa Cemetery are a source of pride for the dedicated team of ground staff under the direction of sexton Jason Walton.