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Taruheru Cemetery
Taruheru, Gisborne Region, New Zealand

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Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne, NZ

GPS: -38.643072, 177.980049

570 Nelson Road
Taruheru 4071
New Zealand

Published: June 16, 2020
Total records: 24,314

Taruheru Cemetery is owned and managed by Gisborne District Council. It is the largest cemetery operated by the Council.

Cemetery History

Taruheru Cemetery is the Council's primary burying ground. It officially opened for burials in 1915, though some burials had occurred before then. Sized at 15 hectares of land, it is the largest cemetery in the Council. It replaced the older Makaraka Cemetery located nearby.

There are 12 Commonwealth War Graves Commission burials of the 1914-1918 war and 21 of the 1939-1945 war here.


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Records linked below were acquired from Gisborne District Council on June 14, 2020. Dates of burial range from 1910 to 2020...

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