Cemetery records

Use our  online burial search databases to find out more about family and relatives interred within many of our cemeteries. 

For more information, try the other burial records sources linked below.

Search for burial and cremation records

Auckland Council holds online burial databases for the following regions:


Use the Central burial and cremation records search to find records for:

  • Hillsborough Cemetery
  • Otahuhu Public Cemetery
  • Symonds Street Cemetery
  • Waikaraka Park Cemetery.

Use the archives database or index databases to search for administrative files of central cemeteries.


Use the North burial and cremations search to find records for council operated cemeteries in north Auckland.



Use the West burial and cremation records search to find records for council operated cemeteries in west Auckland.


Use the South burial and cremation records search to locate the burial records of people buried in Manukau, Papakura and Franklin.

Other burial records sources

Auckland Council Libraries

Visit Auckland Council libraries website for historical information on cemeteries.

Archives New Zealand

Archives New Zealand Auckland Regional Office holds some records about cemetery land, and some administration files relating to Pukekohe Cemetary.

95 Richard Pearse Drive
PO Box 201103
Auckland Airport
Manukau 2150

Phone 09 270 1100


The Department of Internal Affairs

The Department of Internal Affairs hold records on births, deaths, marriages.

Freephone 0800 22 52 52

Email bdm.nz@dia.govt.nz


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