Cemeteries play a vital role in our communities. They are places where families come together to mourn, remember and share time with loved ones. Every cemetery has a deep historical connection to the community where it resides. They also give us an understanding of the past and can provide insights into how people in the area used to live.
Like all other outdoor open spaces, cemeteries need planning, maintenance and ongoing development. As places of serene remembrance, cemeteries act as a separation from our hectic modern lives. We often forget that these places are designed for the living, to provide peaceful surroundings to remember loved ones who have passed.
We consider all these factors and more when assessing and planning cemeteries for our communities, as well as the ongoing maintenance and care of the grounds, assets and associated facilities.
Our passion for outdoor spaces touches the lives of the people in our communities in so many ways, and we’re humbled to be part of providing peaceful places of remembrance.
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We undertook site analysis with key staff, an assessment of the statutory framework, a two-stage public engagement process, mana whenua engagement, community board and council
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