You can choose from a range of services and levels of service, including:
After death care
Support and guidance for home based, natural after death care, using cooling to maintain the body without the need for embalming
A full range of conventional options
We are now able to offer the sacred service of natural care using the cool room at our premises in Glenbervie, Whangarei, for those of you who are not resourced to take care of your loved one in your home
Support and guidance for family led funerals that are designed and directed by you and those close to you
All, or a portion of the funeral services, depending on your choices
Having many years of experience in planning and facilitating various events and ceremonies, we are able to offer a comprehensive celebrancy service, both in house and from a list of hand picked community based celebrants
The fee structure is designed to give you the most choice.
The fees are made up of three components:
A professional fee that covers all and any work that we do
The professional fee for a bespoke funeral is $2,845.
Your personal choices for the funeral that are right for your loved one
Any disbursements paid to third parties
These items might include, amongst others, transfer in our vehicle, cremation or burial fees, doctors certificates, flowers, venue and equipment hire, death notices and death certificates.
There is also a simple cremation total package for $3,200, which allows you to remember your loved one at a time and place that suits. There is no service at the crematorium and family do not attend in this package.
After hours, weekend and public holiday surcharges may apply.
Travel beyond a 25 km radius from Whangarei may incur additional charges.
Click here for a detailed overview of prices and costs.
All prices are GST inclusive.
We are proud of our objective of minimising the environmental impact of funeral practices and, in line with that, we offer you:
a comprehensive range of eco and locally made caskets to suit
a rental option, using a rimu veneer casket with solid wood handles,
and a disposable liner
the option of a shroud, for both cremation and burial, including our favourite bamboo fiber fabric shroud with eight built in sturdy carry handles
Click here for a detailed overview of our range of caskets and shrouds.
We have two vehicles in our current fleet:
an off white 2010 Chrysler Grand Voyager, fully refitted for purpose
a cream 1961 Morris Minor, affectionately known as 'Grace',
which is our favourite run around
We can suggest a range of other vehicles available for funeral use from
local vintage and classic car enthusiasts, or you may have a vehicle in your own network that you would like to use.