The Essentials

This option provides the transfer of your loved one into our care, preparation and cremation.


Family & Friends

Similar to Essential Needs but includes a newspaper notice and option to view your loved one in chapel.


A Gathering

A simple, dignified funeral service and viewing at our chapel, followed by a cremation.



Caring funeral services

from the simplest of cremations to full funeral services.

When a loved one has passed away, managing the practical necessities of what to do next should be the last thing on your mind. We understand, and that is why we are here to help you and your family through a difficult time by relieving stress and letting you focus on memories.

We offer three funeral options, which allow you the flexibility of choice along with the certainty of price.

Christchurch Crematorium Funeral Services

Christchurch Crematorium Funerals provides caring simple cremations and funeral services within Christchurch and Canterbury.

Our purpose built chapel offers unique packages, which are a modern alternative to traditional funeral services.

One hundred per cent Canterbury owned, our facilities incorporate a purpose-built and tastefully decorated chapel, catering lounge and a crematorium.

Take a video tour of our main chapel

Click on the image below for a 360° virtual tour of our chapel and facilities.

Christchurch Crematorium Funeral Services

KING, Michael Thomas (Tui) – 21/04/2018

Passed away with family by his side at Christchurch Hospital on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Much loved husband of Maria, loved dad to Aaron, Tania, Mark, Daryl, Azaria, and Braedyn, loved Grumpy Granddad to Syd, Savannah, Shaney, Shelby, Damien, Britten, and Jakeb and a loved great grandad, loved brother and brother in law to Peter and Ann-Marie, Rex and Suzanne, Richard and Tania, Bill, Theresa, Angie, and Dan, a loved uncle, and a loved son-in-law of Paul and Barb.

“A character and friend known and missed by many”

“Fly High Tui”

In lieu of Flowers donations to St John Ambulance would be appreciated and may be made at the service. Messages for the family may be sent C/- PO Box 39127, Christchurch, 8545.

Funeral Details

A Celebration of Tui’s life will be held in the AvonPark Chapel cnr Kerrs and Pages Road, Linwood, on Tuesday, May 1 at 2.00pm.

OTTMANN, Margaret Joyce (Joyce)

Aged 87 her Journey ended peacefully at Palm Grove Retirement Village on April 20th 2018.  A much-loved daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, great aunt, mother-in-law, sister-in-law and friend to so many. Joyce devoted her life to the care of her family and we cherish every moment spent with her. Joyce’s family expresses its sincere thanks to the staff at Palm Grove for all the care and compassion they provided to her, especially in her last days. Messages to The Ottmann Family, C/- 249A Hills Road Christchurch 8013.

Funeral Details

In accordance with her wishes a private cremation service has been held.



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