Friends and Family
$ 6,990 + Burial Fees
A Friends and Family Burial package gives you the opportunity to get together with family and friends for a simple, dignified funeral followed by a burial. You may also spend some time with your loved one prior to the funeral service.
Funeral services are held Monday to Friday.
This service includes 24-hour advice and support
We will transfer your loved one into our care and provide fundamental hygienic services including partial embalming.
One of our funeral directors will visit you at your home or you are welcome to visit us at our Premises to finalise arrangements which will include preparation of all necessary documentation including the Death Certificate.
A Rimu foil casket with upholstered lining, handles, nameplate and if you require religious memorabilia. (Upgrade options are available)
We will compile and place a funeral or death notice in the newspaper.
There is an opportunity to spend some time with your loved one.
The funeral service may be held at a range of venues located in South Canterbury or an alternative venue which could be a church or residence.
We will arrange a celebrant or clergy to officiate the ceremony and arrange and print 50 service sheets.
A natural sheath of flowers up to the value of $100 will be placed on the casket.
Due to the unique options and pricing, 50% payment is required before the funeral service and the remainder is 14 days after the burial.
The purchase of a blot and burials fees are in addition to the above price. As there are many locations and different circumstances the price will vary. Please contact us to provide you with more information specifically for your situation.
You may want to include catering, your Funeral Director can provide costing.
Photo Presentations can be created and shown during the service + $200.
A memorial signature book + $20.
Additional casket options are available – click on the Casket Brochure below.
If you would like to spend additional time with your loved one prior to the service, this can be arranged and an extra fee would apply.
Additional fees may apply if travel is outside of South Canterbury.
Weekend services include an additional fee of $600. plus additional burial charges if applicable.
The Funeral Service
As there are multiple options available, please discuss this with your funeral director, most churches and community venues are included in this price- exceptions apply, please ask for details.
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If you would like to upgrade from the cremation casket included in this option, please click on the link below to view our full casket options and prices.
We are able to source an extensive range of memorial jewelry and keepsakes. For different options and prices please speak to your funeral director. There is often a delay as theses items need to be ordered in.
Civil celebrant (included in option price). The celebrant can conduct either a religious or non-religious service, depending on family preferences.
Clergy member (included in option price). If a member of clergy is required, this will be discussed with your funeral director.
Your funeral celebrant will ask you what songs you would like played and when during the service. We will source the music and make sure it is played at the appropriate time.
Organist required = From + $150*
Bag piper required = From + $250*
An organist can be engaged if hymns are to be sung.
* Correct at time of printing. These prices are subject to change.
We will design and print 50 service sheets or bookmarks for your service.
A5 service sheet + $2.50 each
Additional service sheets + $3.15 each
Bookmarks + $2.00 each
These service tributes are an additional cost.
Memorial signature book + $20
Family provided Photo Presentation on CD, DVD or USB. Testing and AV equipment hire fee + $175.
Create a professional Photo Presentation Tribute shown during the service, usually 35 - 40 photos are included accompanied by music. + $200
A memorial signature book is a personalised booklet with signature pages on the inside where your guests can enter their thoughts and attendance before and after the service.
Catering is an additional cost.
Catering options are possible, please discuss with your Funeral director for prices and details.
Frequently asked questions
When will I see my loved one again?
We will arrange the opportunity for you to spend some time with your loved one either at our premises or you may wish to have your loved one at home.
When will I receive the death certificate?
Can we have catering?
Catering is availble for you however it is in addition to the price of a full funeral service.
What are your payment terms and options for payments?
Due to the unique options and pricing, 50% of the total is required before the service and the rest within 14 working days.
What is a death notice
What is the cost of a plot.
As there are many location and different circumstances the price will vary. Please contact us to provide you with more information specifically for your situation.