• Working with Families Proves Rewarding

    For grieving families arranging the technical side of a funeral service, Adrienne Ramskill and Dave Wood are the friendly and reassuring face of Purewa.   Adrienne and Dave are the Chapel Attendants who work closely with families, funeral di

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  • Purewa Helping to Shape Industry Future

    Purewa’s General Manager Alastair Crombie has been elected to the national committee of the New Zealand Cemeteries and Crematoria Collective (NZCCC).   The collective recently held its two-yearly conference in Rotorua where representatives

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  • Both Chapels at Purewa Have Been Refurbished

    Both chapels at Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium have just undergone an internal refurbishment. The airy, light interiors have been painted a crisp white and the floors recarpeted in new Axminster wool carpet in fresh forest tones. New curtains c

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  • Rain Water Recycling into Purewa Gardens

    The days of hand watering Purewa’s gardens during Summer water restrictions will soon be gone when the cemetery introduces a new environmental irrigation system in April. The project will collect rainwater from the chapel roof which will be gr

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