Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand

Funerals New Zealand

The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) represents the majority of funeral service providers in New Zealand.


Find a FDANZ funeral director


Media releases

Grieving families should be able to scatter ashes in peace

18 December 2014

Funeral directors are relieved that Wellington City Council has finally dropped plans to charge families for permits to scatter ashes in public places.

Funeral Directors Association Chief Executive Katrina Shanks says the idea was never going to be accepted by the public and the council has done the right thing... read more

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

Upcoming training and events

20 February 2015 

Wellington Art Deco Weekend

6 March 2015 

FDANZ Canterbury/Otago Southland District Half Yearly Meeting

13 - 17 March 2015 

2015 FDANZ/AFDA Joint Convention, Sydney, Australia