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Balfour Cemetery

Balfour is 18km from Lumsden but if travelling from Invercargill the trip can be shortened slightly by taking the St Patricks Road turn-off soon after reaching the bottom of the Josephville Hill. This route is 87km. Carry straight on towards Riversdale and the cemetery is quite visible, just opposite another landmark, MacGregors Garage.

The cemetery is always well kept and has a special feature (courtesy of the Lions Club) - a list showing location and names of those interred here.

Administrated by: 

Balfour Cemetery Trust
C/- Mrs Lynda Hodge
Longridge North
PO Box 26
Balfour 9746


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Upcoming Events

Bereavement Support group meetings for 2016:

  • Saturday 27 February at 2pm
  • Saturday 14 May at 2pm
  • Saturday 13 August at 2pm
  • Saturday 12 November at 2pm

•Craig Stoneman •Darrin Christie •Wilson Fraser •Hamish MacPherson •Phil Llwellyn •Rachael Crothers •Kerry de Garnham •Amanda Stephens

Our team will guide your family through the many choices and options available, with knowledge and expertise concerning all aspects of funeral service.