Review of Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw approved

On display until October 31, 2021, 12:00 AM

Whanganui District Council is beginning a review of its Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw 2016. At the council's strategy and finance committee meeting on 21 September 2021, councillors approved the proposal to undertake a substantive review of the bylaw.
 
The bylaw sets out the regulations for burials and cremations in public, council-owned  and administered cemeteries and crematoria in the district. The bylaw was introduced in 2016, and is due for its five-year review.
 
The council is looking to establish an advisory panel to assist with the bylaw, and wider public feedback will take place later this year.
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