Below are some websites you may find useful when dealing with the various aspects of funeral arrangements. However please remember we are always ready to help you personally. Contact us here
Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand
The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) represents the majority of the funeral directing companies in New Zealand and there is a wealth of information here on their website that you may find helpful.
Click here to visit the FDANZ website
Skylight Online Grief Resources
Skylight.org.nz support people of all ages who are facing the difficulties of loss, trauma or grief – whatever the cause. They also offer resources and assistance to those helping people facing difficulties.
Click here to visit the Skylight website
The New Zealand Embalmers Association
The New Zealand Embalmers Association is a group of like-minded, professional, qualified Embalmers dedicated to the maintenance of the highest standards of professional conduct and ability.
Click here to visit the New Zealand Embalmers Association website
The Funeral-Link website has been compiled to provide you with a Funeral Homes Directory and to be a central reference point for information relating to funerals. It is also intended to offer assistance when a bereavement occurs.
Click here to visit the Funeral-Link website
Environmentally Friendly Funerals
Many people are concerned about their personal impact on the earth’s ecosystem. This can extend to making a number of choices about their own funeral, which to a greater or lesser degree can have an impact on the environment. Eco Funerals is a resource that will ensure the choices you make for your funeral are well informed.
Click here to visit the Eco Funerals website
ACC Funeral Grants
When someone dies as a result of an injury, ACC can help towards the costs of their burial, cremation and related ceremonies. A funeral grant can be paid for both New Zealanders and overseas visitors to New Zealand. The funeral does not have to be in New Zealand. This grant can also be used for memorial costs if the situation requires.
Click here to read more about ACC funeral grants
Work and Income Funeral Grants
Depending on your assets and income you may be eligible for assistance with funeral costs from Work and Income New Zealand.
Find out more about Work and Income Funeral Grants