Why Choose Us?

Canterbury owned

We are a 100% Canterbury owned and operated business.

Members of FDANZ

We are a member of the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand and therefore bound by the Code of Ethics and Conduct of this organisation.  Choosing an FDANZ member gives immediate assurance of high quality standards and the very best in service and caring.


Purpose built chapel

Christchurch Crematorium Funerals provides caring simple cremations and funeral services within Christchurch and Canterbury.  Our facilities incorporate a purpose-built and tastefully decorated chapel, catering lounge and a crematorium.

Three Care Options

We offer three care options at our chapel – which allow the flexibility of choice with the certainty of price.

Our professional services and excellent facilities, enable informed decisions to be made without unnecessary stress from the comfort of your own home.

If your needs do not fit within the listed options, it is possible to customise your service requirements by arranging a burial or an alternative venue for your service.

The Essentials  – $2,999

The Essentials option includes a dignified transfer of your loved one into our care, professional and caring preparation and cremation.

Family & Friends – $3,999

The Family & Friends option provides a dignified transfer of your loved one into our care, professional preparation and cremation.  You also have the opportunity to spend time with your loved one at our Chapel, and we will prepare and lodge a newspaper notice.

A Gathering – $6,145

A Gathering option gives you the opportunity to get together with family and friends for a simple, dignified funeral service followed by a cremation.  You may also spend some time with your loved one prior to the funeral service.

Testimonial from Families

  • Thank you for your kindness, support and professionalism during our grieving, following the loss of our mother. Thank you for helping us to farewell our mother with grace and dignity. Your many kindnesses are greatly appreciated.”

  • We wish to thank you all for the kind, sensitive and professional manner in which the funeral service was planned and carried out. We couldn’t have asked for more, including the very tasty afternoon tea.”

  • Just a note to say thank you for all your support and kind words during his funeral service. We wanted something different and it happened . it was so him. Right down to the duc tape on the coffin. Thanks for you support and for letting us do it our way, many thanks.”

  • Although there were not too many people at Dad’s funeral, those who were there commented that it was the best funeral they had ever been to, so thank you so much for your superb service.”

  • Thank you to all the staff at Christchurch Crematorium for the wonderful help given to us and arranging the lovely DVD presentation.”

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