$ 4495 + Burial Fee
The Graveside Gathering provides a dignified transfer of your loved one into our care, professional preparation and burial. You also have the opportunity to spend time with your loved one at our premises
This service includes 24-hour advice and support.
With dignity, we will transfer your loved one into our care and provide fundamental hygienic services.
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
A 20 min service at the graveside
30 service sheets
Provision of a celebrant for the service
A funeral notice written and placed in the Timaru Herald (up to 30 lines).
Private 30 minute viewing time at our preferred premises.
We will to obtain the burial warrant.
The purchase of a plot 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.
Due to the unique options and pricing, full payment is required before the funeral service or the day of burial.
If you would like audiovisual options and an all weather venue, A Family and Friends Burial package would be a better option.
Additional fees for other Hygienic services – Full or partial embalming may often enhance the viewing experience, or be necessary for preservation. Both options are available if required and can be discussed with your funeral director.
Additional casket options are available – click on the Casket Brochure below.
If you would like to spend more time with your loved one, this can be arranged and an additional fee would apply.
Additional fees for weekends, after hours and public holidays.
Additional fees may apply if travel is outside of South Canterbury.
If you would like to upgrade from the basic wooden 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.
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We will design and print 30 service sheets or bookmarks for your service.
A5 service sheet + $2.50 each
Additional service sheets + $3.15 each
Bookmarks + $2.00 each
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 at our premises. Or you may wish to have your loved one at home. (additional costs will apply)
When will I receive the death certificate?
Can we have catering?
With the Graveside Gathering, catering is not included. However, if you would like to have catering, A Friends and Family Burial option may be more suited to you.
What are your payment terms and options for payments?
Due to the unique options and pricing, we do not run credit accounts. Full payment is to be made on or before the funeral service or the day of burial.
What is the cost of a burial plot?
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.