Why Choose Us?

Locally owned

We are a Canterbury-owned and operated business.

Our small team of local funeral directors is experienced and professional. They will listen, and then advise you to create the best funeral option.

  • Keith Smith
    Keith Smith Funeral Director
  • Anne Fitzsimmons
    Anne Fitzsimmons Funeral Director
  • Karen Sinclair
    Karen Sinclair Funeral Director
  • Ngati Uriao
    Ngati Uriao Supervisor

Members of FDANZ

We are a member of the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand. Please read the code of ethics we are guided by to provide you an assurance of a meaningful farewell.

Click here to view our code of ethics.


Purpose built venues

We have two purpose-built venues in Wigram and Linwood, that provide options for the service that suits you and your family.

Three care options

We offer three care options at our Wigram and Linwood venues – 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  – $3,750

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

Family & Friends – $4,700

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 one of our Chapels.

A Gathering – $7,795

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.

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