Location: Karori, Wellington
The Karori Crematorium and its adjacent chapel are located in Karori Cemetery in the Wellington suburb of Karori. The crematorium was the first such facility in New Zealand, and it opened in 1909. The Karori Crematorium and chapel are registered by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust as Category I heritage items, with registration number 1399.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) erected a plaque commemorating 15 New Zealand services personnel of World War II who were cremated at the crematorium and their ashes scattered. It is set into the Services Columbarium Wall in the Services section of Karori Cemetery.
A free-space page for capturing and recording interments at Wellington (Karori) Crematorium in Karori, Wellington.
About this Free-Space Page
This free space page for Wellington Crematorium and Chapel was created to document the life and times of our ancestors that are interred there. The New Zealand Cemeteries Team is part of the Global Cemeteries Project.
This page is a work in progress.
If you know of a person interred at this cemetery that should be linked to an existing WikiTree profile, or needs to have a profile created for them, please contact Darren Kellett for assistance, or one of the Cemeterists for The New Zealand Cemeteries Team.
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