Cremation Packages

There are a number of cremation packages available, and you can modify these to fit your personal needs, should you require.

Straight Cremation Package $2395
  • Our most simple service, a ‘straight cremation package’ involves:
  • Transfer of the deceased from place of death into our care.
  • Meeting with you to gather death registration information, make arrangements for the cremation and prepare necessary documentation.
  • Washing and dressing of the deceased, where appropriate.
  • A basic cremation casket.
  • Transportation to the crematorium.
  • Cremation at our preferred crematorium (includes cremation fees).
  • Delivery of the deceased’s ashes to you.
  • A certified copy of the death certificate.
  • * This amount is payable before the cremation takes place.
Small gathering at Crematorium $4195
  • Transfer of the deceased from place of death into our care.
  • Meeting with you to gather death registration information, make arrangements for the gathering and cremation and prepare necessary documentation.
  • Washing and dressing of the deceased, where appropriate.
  • A basic wooden casket.
  • Cremation at our preferred crematorium (includes cremation fees).
  • Private 45 minute gathering time for up to 10 people at our preferred crematorium.
  • Delivery of the deceased’s ashes to you.
  • A certified copy of the death certificate.
  • * This amount is payable before the gathering.
Memorial Service $4995
  • Transfer of the deceased from place of death into our care.
  • Meeting with you to gather death registration information, make arrangements for the gathering and cremation and prepare the necessary documentation.
  • A funeral notice written and placed in the Christchurch Press (up to $100 value)
  • Washing and dressing of the deceased, where appropriate.
  • A basic cremation casket.
  • A trained, experienced celebrant for the service.
  • Cremation at our preferred crematorium (includes cremation fees).
  • Delivery of the deceased’s ashes to the venue of the memorial service.
  • A 45 minute time slot at Canterbury or Harewood Crematorium for your memorial service to take place.  Other venues are also available.
  • Live-streaming of service, where venue allows.
  • 30 service sheets.
  • A certified copy of the death certificate.

* Catering is available following service for additional cost. | 50% deposit payable before the service. Remainder due within 14 days.

Funeral Service at Crematorium $6495
  • Transfer of the deceased from place of death into our care.
  • Meeting with you to gather death registration information, make arrangements for the gathering and cremation and prepare necessary documentation.
  • A funeral notice written and placed in the Christchurch Press (up to $100 value)
  • Washing and dressing of the deceased, where appropriate.
  • A basic wooden casket.
  • Use of a casket spray (a synthetic floral tribute to be placed on the casket).
  • A trained, experienced celebrant for the service.
  • Cremation at our preferred crematorium (includes cremation fees).
  • A 45 minute time slot at Canterbury or Harewood Crematorium for your service to take place.  Other venues are also available – additional cost may apply.
  • Live-streaming of service, where venue allows.
  • 30 service sheets.
  • Delivery of the deceased’s ashes to you.
  • A certified copy of the death certificate.
  • * Catering is available following service for additional cost. | 50% deposit payable before the service. Remainder due within 14 days.
General terms and conditions

All prices include GST.

Additional services – slideshows, extra service sheets, viewings, facilitating donations…etc are available for additional cost.

Where there is a passage of time between the death and the cremation a full embalming or another more intensive preservation method may be advised. This depends on a number of factors and our team can discuss whether or not this is recommended with you.

Payment accepted via cash, EFTPOS or credit. Where credit is used a 4% transaction fee applies.

Crematoriums used are Canterbury Crematorium (in Linwood) and Harewood Crematorium.

Transfers are done within Christchurch. Travelling charges apply to areas outside of the Christchurch City area. Transfers outside of business hours (9am – 5pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays) involves a $400 out of hours charge.

Delivery of ashes done within Christchurch. Travelling charges apply to areas outside of the Christchurch City area.

Size and weight limitations apply for casket sizing options.