|Ref: JTD-12AA-02366-3, West Auckland Research Centre|
|Ref: JTD-12A-03533, West Auckland Research Centre|
Waikumete Cemetery is also one of the most protected heritage places in the region. The whole cemetery is scheduled category I heritage item in the legacy Waitakere City District Plan, while the chapel and historic mausoleums are individually scheduled as category I and the Sexton's House as category II heritage items. The New Zealand Historic Places Trust register also lists the chapel as Historic Places Category 2.
|Ref: 580-9583, Sir George Grey Special Collections|
Author: Rebecca Harfield, Heritage Assests Advisor, Auckland Council