Remarriages putting pressure on burial space
Land is at a premium in Waipukurau cemetery and if you want a plot you need to die soon or reserve a site.
Central Hawke's Bay Council says Waipukurau cemetery is expected to run out of burial plots in the next two years while Waipawa and Otane cemeteries will be filled sometime in the next 10.
One of the problems is caused by spouses purchasing plots next to their deceased partners only to remarry and decide to be buried elsewhere.
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