Buller Area

Buller District Council

Buller District Council administer and has a database for the following Cemeteries: See link below

  • Orowaiti Cemetery 
  • Mokihinui Cemetery
  • Reefton Suburban Cemetery 
  • Boatmans Cemetery 
  • Karamea Cemetery  (run by a Board of Trustees)
  • Middle Orowaiti Cemetery 
  • Old Orowaiti Cemetery
  • Old Reefton Cemetery
  • Waimangaroa Cemetery
  • Charleston Cemetery
  • Inangahua Cemetery
  • Addisons Flat Cemetery
  • Lyell Cemetery
  • Lyell Cemetery

Other cemeteries

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 further Genealogy information please contact:

Westport Genealogy and History Group

  • Westport I-Site & Coaltown Museum
  • Palmerston Street
  • Westport

Open: 1pm – 3pm Tuesdays and Thursdays

Email: westportgenealogy@xtra.co.nz

Alternatively, you can contact the group secretary:

  • Lyn Doncliff
  • 3 Coates Street
  • Westport 7825
  • 03 789 7122