News

May 28, 2019

What Happens When Someone Dies

The loss of a friend or family member is a very difficult and emotional time.
If you have just experienced the death of a loved one, know that Purewa Cemetery & Crematorium is just a phone call away and ready to assist you in any way we can.
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...