A funeral or final farewell can take many different forms and will hopefully meet both the needs and wants of the family, as well as the deceased. The cost of the funeral will be as personalised as the individual.

Below are some examples of funeral estimates (incl GST):
 

Funeral with cremation   $10,635.00

  • Professional services
  • Transfers
  • Casket (Classic, refer to Caskets & Urns page)
  • Casket flowers
  • Embalming & viewing
  • 2 ODT newspaper insertions
  • Service sheets (100)
  • Memoriam booklet
  • DVD reflection photo presentation
  • HD video recording
  • Celebrant/Minister's fee
  • Reception lounge & catering of sandwiches and savouries (100)
  • Cremation fees (DCC crematorium)
  • Doctor's fees
  • Registration of death and death certificate (NZ Justice Department)
  • Account service fee (removed if paid within 3 weeks of account being received)

Price excludes ash urn, new ashes plot, and ashes interment fee (DCC ash plot and interment fee $630.00).

 

Funeral with burial (new plot in Dunedin Metropolitan Cemetery)  $14,281.50

  • Professional services
  • Transfers
  • Casket (Classic, refer to Caskets & Urns page)
  • Casket flowers
  • Embalming & viewing
  • 2 ODT newspaper insertions
  • Service sheets (100)
  • Memoriam booklet
  • DVD reflection photo show
  • HD video recording
  • Celebrant/Minister's fee
  • Reception lounge & catering of sandwiches and savouries (100)
  • Purchase of single plot (for two interments)
  • Interment fee
  • Temporary grave marker
  • Registration of death and death certificate (NZ Justice Department)
  • Account service fee (removed if paid within 3 weeks of account being received)

The cost of burial plots and interment fees are significantly less in cemeteries outside of the Dunedin City Council area, please inquire if this applies to you.

 

Funeral with burial (existing plot):  $12,079.50

  • As above, minus purchase of plot and temporary grave marker

 

These are just three forms a funeral can take.  We offer Direct Cremation packages, private funerals and a complete range of all funeral services. 
Please call us and enquire

 

Significant cost drivers include:

  • Burial vs cremation
  • Casket choice
  • Catering
  • Print and audio visual requirements
  • Public vs private

 

Financial assistance - WINZ and ACC

WINZ may assist with costs up to a value of $2,008.76, if eligibility criteria is met. 

If a death is a result of an accident then ACC may assist with funeral costs.


Please contact us if you have any queries