The Buller District Council administers four cemeteries in Westport, Mokihinui, Cronadun and Reefton.
Council cemeteries currently available for interment are:
Some plot numbers in the search database are duplicated (dependant on the year of interment) and therefore when you click on ‘other interments’ it does not necessarily mean that all people listed as ‘other interments’ are buried in the exact same plot. If you have any queries please contact our Customer Services team on 0800 807 239.
Cemetery burial records for Westport and surrounding areas are held at the Council office on Brougham Street, Westport. Cemetery records for Reefton are held at the Reefton Service Centre, Broadway, Reefton. Records for the Lyell Cemeteries are not available online.
For after hours information contact:
Westport i-SITE Visitor Centre, 123 Palmerston Street, Westport
Hours: Saturday–Sunday, 10am–4pm
Phone: +64 3 789 6658
The following is a list of closed cemeteries in the Buller District:
For further Genealogy information please contact:
Westport Genealogy and History GroupWestport i-SITE & Coaltown Museum Palmerston Street Westport
Open: 1pm – 3pm Tuesdays and Thursdays
Alternatively, you can contact the group secretary:Lyn Doncliff 3 Coates Street Westport 7825 03 789 7122