Updated 30 November 2020
New Zealand is current at COVID-19 Alert Level 1
Funerals and tangihanga will need to follow the guidelines set out below:
ALERT LEVEL 1
Alert level 1 requirements:
- There is NO limit on the number of people who can attend a funeral or tangihanga.
Please contact your local FDANZ Funeral Director who will be able to assist you with the planning and preparation of a funeral or tangihanga.
Useful COVID-19 Grief Resources
COVID-19 Grief Resource - When no funeral, tangi or farewell gatherings can take place
Funeral Directors Association NZ
Getting through Together
Mental Health Foundation NZ
There are many organisations that offer help and support for grief and trauma ranging from resources, counselling and support groups. Read more here