Putting DIY funerals on NZ’s radar

Two men have made it their mission to spread the acceptance of DIY funerals, and to aid those who choose to go that way.

They are Philip Tomlinson of Timaru and Paul Briggs of Nelson.

The pair are in open rebellion against the funeral industry because both feel the New Zealand funeral industry has become too commercialised and demands too much money from families.

Tomlinson, a retired mathematician, has even published a book on the subject, Arranging a Funeral, to give people some pointers on doing it themselves. Continue reading

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