Budget Funeral Packages

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OPTION 1. Non-Attended – Direct Cremation

DESCRIPTION:

NON ATTENDED BY ANYONE – Deceased is collected from the place of death, and taken to the crematorium as soon as possible.

This generally means the deceased is taken to the Funeral Home and held overnight while documents are completed. The legal representative attends the Funeral Home to give formal instruction to staff an sign authorities. Staff then arrange documents including: Doctors medical certificate, Death Registration details and medical referee permission to cremate. A time is then set for family to be aware of and the cremation then takes place (all within 48 hours of the death). Following the cremation the death is registered and ashes are available for family to collect.

This is a cremation with no gathering of any sort.
A Direct Disposition Includes:
Professional Fees *
Essential Care
Storage – for 1 Day
Vehicle Use – Transfer of the Deceased
Casket — Direct Cremation Cardboard Casket
Cremation Cost
Medical Certificate
Death Certificate

There are no other charges included

Cost for Direct Disposition

Cremation Package $3,300 + GST ($3,795)

When Pre-paid – Package Cost $3,000 + GST ( $3,450)
Discounted If FULL payment received prior to Cremation

*NOTES:
1. $300 Account service fee is added if account is not pre-paid

2. If items added, example slide show or service sheets, then not only is the cost of the items added at cost but also a professional service fee of 100 + GST or $200 + GST depending on the amount of service required to complete/attend to the task/s.

OPTION 1a. Non Attended – Direct Cremation + Plus

DESCRIPTION:

Direct Cremation with one or two other item/s. An additional item could be VIEWING at the Funeral Home and then seeing the deceased off at the HEARSE – It could also mean placing a notice in the newspaper and also attending outside at the hearse for a moment of farewell.

This generally means the deceased is taken to the Funeral Home and held overnight while documents are completed.
The legal representative attends the Funeral Home to give formal instruction to staff an sign authorities.

Staff then arrange documents including: Doctors medical certificate, Death Registration details and medical referee permission to cremate.
Deceased is then prepared in clothes provided and family can view or spend time with a closed casket in the viewing lounge.
(All usually within 48 hours of the death). Following the cremation the death is registered and ashes are available for family to collect.

(If anyone wants to attend the crematorium chapel or the funeral home chapel see options 3 or 4)

A Direct Disposition Includes:

Professional Fees *
Essential Care
Storage – for 1 Day
Vehicle Use – Transfer of the Deceased
Casket — Direct Cremation Pine Casket
Cremation Cost
Medical Certificate
Death Certificate
Newspaper Notice* ( Newspaper notice to the value of $200 )

There are no other charges included

Cost for Direct Disposition

Cremation Package $4,795.00 (incl GST)

When Pre-paid -Package Cost $4,495.00

Discounted If FULL payment received prior to Cremation

*NOTES
1. Plus additional cost of Newspaper Notice (over $200)

2. $300 Account service fee is added if account is not pre-paid
3. If items added, example slide show or service sheets, then not only is the cost of the items added at cost but also a professional service fee of 100 + GST or $200 + GST depending on the amount of service required to complete/attend to the task/s.

OPTION 2. Attended Cremation35 person maximum

DESCRIPTION:

Attended cremation is a private committal, a small gathering of invited family or guests where those gathered do their ‘own thing’.
Often held at Kapiti Crematorium –
(May also be at another private venue). This ‘Private Committal/Cremation’ gathering usually takes place within 48 hours,
and is an informal family/led time.

This generally means the deceased is taken to the Funeral Home by 2 staff and held overnight while documents are completed.
The legal representative attends the Funeral Home to give formal instruction to staff to sign authorities, and outlines other requests.

A time is then set for those invited by the family to gather at the crematorium to say farewell.

The casket selected determines if it can be carried into the chapel or is required to be set in place.

A Funeral Director will be in attendance to assist with running the sound system and music provided by the family and any other requirements.
The Funeral Director is also happy to welcome those at the start of the gathering and say final words at the conclusion.

Staff also arrange for the required documentation including: Doctors medical certificate, Death Registration details and medical referee permission to cremate. (All within 48 hours of the death, if more time is required then a preservation option is required and on charged).

(If a celebrant is required and other items for a funeral service,
then option 4 or 5 may be required not this one)

This is a burial or cremation for a small group

A Private Committal Includes:
Professional Fees *
Vehicle Use – Transfer and Hearse Hire

Essential Care
– including one days storage
Casket – A Plain Pine (PC) Casket, no handles.
Cremation Costs – at Kapiti Crematorium
Medical Certificate
Death Certificate
Newspaper Notice* ( Newspaper notice to the value of $200 )
Chapel Hire, Kapiti Crematorium