Westpark Chapel - Under the Rata Memorial Garden

Under The Rata Memorial Garden Christchurch

Under the Rata is one of our exceptional Christchurch memorial gardens created for the remembrance of loved ones.

Nestled within the grounds of Lamb & Hayward’s Westpark Chapel, the memorial garden has been architecturally designed to provide a respectful resting place for the interment of ashes, or an area for memorialisation; a remarkable and enduring asset for the Christchurch & Canterbury community.

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

­This Christchurch memorial garden provides ample car parking and paved surfaces throughout, ensuring easy access to restful areas for reflection and contemplation.

The Atrium

With seating and space for gathering, the Atrium has been designed as a space for personalised services. The memorial garden offers the opportunity to hold small private committals, unveilings, or memorial services followed by refreshments.



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

Single $2295; Double, $3525


Raised Garden

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

Single $2390; Double $3655


Before you make any commitment to purchase, either as a pre-paid or at need memorial, you will be provided with the Terms and Conditions and a firm quote for all costs. You can view our Terms & Conditions here.

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

The Trinity Quarter

Using stone retrieved from the Christchurch Trinity Church post-earthquake, the Trinity Quarter is an informal area located on the north side of Under the Rata memorial garden. Quietly understated, this sheltered part of the garden has a relaxed feel and offers unique and varied options for memorialisation.


Ivy Wall

Spectacularly hand crafted, with a wrought iron ivy sculpture meandering over it, the Ivy Wall has niches discreetly fitted for ash interments. Each niche is sealed with matching stone and completed with an inscribed copper leaf.

Small $1969; Large $2750

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 $750

Family Legacy

The Family Legacy Wall is an impressive example of creativity and continuity. Each vault provides space for up to ten interments and is sealed with a large polished granite plaque for engraving.
Up to ten interments $20,000

Westpark Chapel - Under the Rata Memorial Garden

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467 Wairakei Road, Burnside, Christchurch, Canterbury 8053
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Lamb & Hayward also have a memorial garden within a rural setting in the grounds of Wai-mana Chapel, Rangiora, North Canterbury.
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