Posts Tagged ‘Funeral Directors’

Consumer NZ slams funeral insurance firms over prices Comments 0

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Consumer NZ is slamming funeral insurance as predatory and overpriced after an 85-year-old woman paid nearly $19,000 dollars for a policy worth $10,000. Customers are losing money on the products and a change to the law is overdue, it says. Read more Related Posts:Chinese officials restrict aged bishop’s funeralChildren are told to plan own funeral Read more

Residents threaten to move out if funeral home touted as a “spiritual facility” is built Comments 0

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Residents are threatening to move out if a multi-million dollar funeral home touted as a “spiritual facility” is built in Christchurch’s southwest. Long-standing Christchurch company Lamb and Hayward wants to build a new 1222-square metre “spiritual facility”, or funeral home, on 2 hectares of residential land on the corner of Halswell Junction and Wigram roads. Read more

Online funeral planning and ordering service Comments 0

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Welcome to the new competitive funeral market. Fresh Funerals home page offers “self-select funerals delivered wherever you need them.” “We walk you through the whole funeral process, so you can decide what you’ll do to save costs and what you’d like your funeral director to do for you,” says Jude Mannion. There’s also a checklist, Read more

Priests ask funeral directors not to include a charge for priest Comments 0

Friday, December 4th, 2015

The Priests’ Council in Wellington has asked funeral directors to ensure that their clients are not given the impression that payments relating to a church-based funeral are non-negotiable, or that Catholic clergy expect to be reimbursed for their service. “Please understand that we do not charge for our services. It would therefore be appreciated that Read more