Welcome to Canterbury Memorial
Gardens & Crematorium

A peaceful resting place for generations of Cantabrians, the Canterbury Memorial Gardens are set aside as a resting place in perpetuity, giving you peace of mind your loved ones will always rest safe in our care.

The Canterbury Memorial Gardens were established in 1936. Over the years, the gardens have gradually grown into a rambling park full of tranquil nooks and corners, rose gardens and mature trees.

Canterbury Home Memorial Options

A wide range of beautiful memorial options for all styles and budgets.

Canterbury Memorial Gardens 221019 Raws 11

Rest with those you love, choose how you’ll be remembered, and put your affairs in order.


We offer a compassionate cremation service for the people of Christchurch and Canterbury.

The Chapel

Host funeral services, memorial gatherings, and cremations in the elegant art deco chapel next to the memorial gardens.


Choose from an extensive range of urns, including simple scattering tubes, handcrafted artisan timber, and eco-friendly biodegradable options.


Remember your loved one and keep them close to your heart, with beautiful jewellery & keepsakes that last a lifetime.

Take a tour of our gardens

Canterbury Home Rose Full 2
Canterbury Home Committed Team

We’re guardians to generations of Cantabrians. A walk through the Canterbury Memorial Gardens is a walk through our community’s history.

We’re here to help

Scroll to Top