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Otaki Cemetery Free Space page

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Date: 1896
Location: Ōtaki, Wellington, New Zealandmap
Surnames/tags: Cemeteries New_Zealand Wellington
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Ōtaki Cemetery

Ōtaki Cemetery, set on 3.9 hectares of semi-rural land, is the oldest cemetery in Kāpiti. Records of interments date from 1896. The cemetery is administered by the Kāpiti Coast District Council. The cemetery is also now certified as a Natural Burials cemetery with areas of the cemetery set aside for this. "Natural Burials" return the body to the earth in nature’s own way. That means allowing conditions for speedy decomposition, and regeneration of a natural forest above the graves.

Address: 40 Anzac Rd, Otaki 5512


Notable Interments

There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war here - Edwin Anthony Granfield. Please list any other notable burials here and link to the person profiles.

Cemetery "to do" list

Assistance is needed for: -

  1. photographing headstones and memorials
  2. tagging photos of headstones and memorials with the cemetery space name
  3. transcribing memorials
  4. creating profiles for those interred or memorialised at Ōtaki Cemetery (some listed in the table and not yet created) and linking them to the wider tree
  5. categorising existing profiles of those interred at Ōtaki Cemetery to ensure they appear under the cemetery category
  6. adding profiles and information to the sortable table of interments
  7. checking the table for missing information and/or errors
  8. re-checking the table periodically for new or amended information

Progress tracking

Currently in the table there are:

  • 0 entries in the table; 0 profiles linked; 0 transcriptions completed; 0 photos linked. As Find-a-Grave currently has 3108 memorials listed there is a lot of catching up to do! Irwin-2099 03:54, 2 January 2019 (UTC)


Below is a sortable table of interments and memorials for Ōtaki Cemetery. ILMO in the transcriptions is an abbreviation of "In Loving Memory Of". Not all interments or headstones have images or transcriptions possible.

Sortable table of Memorials and Interments

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