Wai-mana Chapel - Garden of Memories, Rangiora

Lamb & Hayward’s Garden of Memories is an exceptional space created within a rural setting for the remembrance of loved ones.

Nestled in the grounds of the Wai-mana Chapel, the garden has been architecturally designed to provide a respectful resting place for ashes, or an area for memorialisation; a remarkable and enduring asset for the North Canterbury community. 


Creating an ash interment that honours your loved one

We believe that having a focal point for remembering, offers people both resolution and a legacy for future generations. At the Garden of Memories there are unique and varied options for alternative forms of ceremony and commemoration. 

The garden offers the opportunity to hold small private committals, unveilings, or memorial services followed by refreshments.

Ample car parking and paved surfaces throughout, ensure easy access to restful areas for reflection and contemplation.  

Talk to us about interment at Wai-mana Chapel — Garden of Memories

We understand that choosing a memorial can be a very personal decision. Our staff are able to answer your questions, or if you prefer we can meet you at the Garden of Memories to discuss your wishes.

You are not charged for this service and are under no obligation to purchase an interment at that time.


Our ash interment memorial and ceremony options

Memorials are purchased as a right to occupy, the term of the occupancy is for perpetuity.


The total cost of an interment will depend on the following choices:

  • The type of memorial: Columbarium Wall priced from $1995 including GST or Recumbent Garden priced from $1890 including GST
  • Size of the memorial: Single or Double
  • Additional options to personalise the memorial, such as, a ceramic photograph of your loved one.
  • Options related to the form of a ceremony, for example, a gathering, or a memorial service with committal.

Before you make any commitment to purchase, either as a pre-paid or at need memorial. You will be provided a firm quote for all costs and the terms and conditions.

If you would like to know more about memorials, or to purchase one, please contact us on 0800 99 22 00 or via email westpark@lambandhayward.co.nz


Individual alcoves which allow ashes to be securely held above ground and sealed with a granite plaque, providing a generous space for engraving options. 

Single $1995; Double $2995

Garden Recess    

Ashes can be placed into the garden area directly behind a beautifully polished granite stone, with capacity for wording and a photo or graphics.

Single $1890; Double $2890 

Memory Tree

A stunning steel sculpture, the Memory Tree offers an exceptional way to form a permanent tribute. Heart shaped leaves made from copper are individually inscribed and secured on
the tree, creating an everlasting memory.  

Single Leaf $495