A call to a registered FDANZ Funeral Director is the first step in ensuring your loved one gets the funeral they deserve.

Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand

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A FDANZ funeral firm has qualified and registered funeral directors who can guide you through the many choices involved, whether you are after a full service funeral, a quiet cremation or a bespoke memorial.  

The choice to join and be accepted into FDANZ means a commitment by members to provide a thoroughly professional and high quality service. FDANZ Members abide by code of ethics and code of professional conduct, read more ...


Media releases

18 August 2016

Kapiti council ignores grieving families, say funeral directors

Grieving families are not being considered in Kapiti Coast District Council’s plan to ban the scattering of ashes on beaches, rivers and parks without prior approval, says the Funeral Directors Association.

“This is a bonkers idea that adds another layer of bureaucracy and stress on to grieving families” says Chief Executive Katrina Shanks.

“My first question is why? Where’s the evidence that harm is being caused which allows for such a wide-reaching proposed bylaw?

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Pre-plan your funeral

Take the practical step of prearranging your funeral, secured through the stability and comfort of the FDANZ Funeral Trust.  
The FDANZ Funeral Trust is a pre-arranged funeral plan exclusively available through members of the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand.  

You can find more information and start a plan today by visiting the
FDANZ Funeral Trust website by clicking here.  Please also watch our video and consider it's very important message.  

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