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Funeral Directors Association Endorses Consumer NZ Call For Review Into Funeral Insurance Sales

Friday, 24 July 2020, 5:42 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The Funeral Directors Association today announced its support for a review of funeral insurance sales practices. "We know funeral insurance can help offset the costs of a funeral" said Gary Taylor President of the Funeral Directors Association ... More >>

Funeral Directors Association Welcomes The Exemption For Funerals At Level 2

Wednesday, 13 May 2020, 4:21 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The Funeral Directors Association has today welcomed the announcement of an exemption for funerals under Level 2. “We always knew this was a hard decision for the Government” said Funeral Directors Association President Gary Taylor “and we have continued ... More >>

Funeral Directors Association Condemns The Level 2 Announcement On Funerals And Tangi As Cruel

Monday, 11 May 2020, 8:04 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The Funeral Directors Association has today condemned the Level 2 announcement of no more than 10 people attending a funeral or tangi under Level 2 as both cruel and without compassion. Commenting on the Government announcement, Funeral Directors ... More >>

COVID-19 Grief Resource for bereaved families and whānau

Monday, 30 March 2020, 9:43 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) has today posted on its website a COVID-19 Grief Resource information sheet to support bereaved families, whānau and friends who are extremely distressed that, at this time, no funerals, ... More >>

Whakaari/White Island Eruption

Tuesday, 10 December 2019, 9:05 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) has today released announcements following the Whakaari/White Island eruption. More >>

Samoa Measles Crisis

Thursday, 5 December 2019, 12:43 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) has today released an update on the Samoa Measles Crisis. More >>

Sentencing a reminder to choose funeral home carefully

Wednesday, 30 January 2019, 2:34 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The sentencing of the owners of a funeral home that went into liquidation taking with it the deposits of 12 families is a further reminder of the need for people to choose funeral homes carefully, says the Funeral Directors Association of New ... More >>

2018 Take the Time to Talk Awareness Week

Monday, 9 April 2018, 10:20 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The April 9-13 Take the Time to Talk Awareness Week is when the New Zealand funeral industry aims to re-focus people’s attention on the act of saying goodbye to loved ones. More >>

Saving For Your Funeral is Important to Remember

Monday, 14 August 2017, 12:14 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

14 August 2017 - Less than 5 per cent of New Zealanders plan and pre-pay their funerals and it’s a statistic we need to change, says the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ). More >>

"Take the Time to Talk" campaign launched

Monday, 10 April 2017, 10:07 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Kiwis need to Take the Time to Talk, according to the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ), which this week launched their annual campaign to encourage people to spend time talking about final farewells. More >>

Funeral Directors Happy with Kapiti Compromise

Friday, 30 September 2016, 10:00 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Funeral directors are happy Kapiti Coast District Council has compromised on its proposed changes to its Cemeteries Bylaw, says Funeral Directors Association CEO Katrina Shanks. More >>

Kapiti’s chance for education around scattering of ashes

Friday, 9 September 2016, 12:37 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Kapiti District Council should add an education element to their proposed bylaw around the scattering of ashes if they do press ahead with it, says the Funeral Directors Association. “The Regulatory Management Committee’s decision to recommend that ... More >>

Funeral planning and pre-paying can’t be ignored

Monday, 5 September 2016, 9:53 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Kiwis aren’t great at putting money away for a rainy day. While some do manage to save money for the good things in life, such as holidays or weddings, planning for funerals is often not even considered, and yet it’s a life event we all face, ... More >>

Kapiti council ignores grieving families

Thursday, 18 August 2016, 3:48 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Kapiti council ignores grieving families, say funeral directors Grieving families are not being considered in Kapiti Coast District Council’s plan to ban the scattering of ashes on beaches, rivers and parks without prior approval, says the Funeral Directors ... More >>

Consumer NZ Advises Care Around Funeral Insurance

Wednesday, 8 June 2016, 11:02 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

“The Consumer NZ report out today warning the public to do their homework before investing in costly funeral insurance is timely and well worthy of note” said Katrina Shanks, CE of the Funeral Directors Association of NZ (FDANZ). More >>

Take the Time to Talk Campaign

Monday, 11 April 2016, 11:46 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) are launching their first national public education campaign today. Take the Time to Talk aims to encourage New Zealanders to discuss their last wishes and life stories with the ones they love. More >>

Auckland Council continues to fail grieving families

Friday, 8 January 2016, 4:48 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Auckland Council continues to fail grieving families, say funeral directors 8 January 2016 Auckland Council is failing grieving families in three out of six key areas of service in regard to the management of cemeteries and fees, says the Funeral Directors ... More >>

Funeral industry welcomes Law Commission’s recommendations

Wednesday, 28 October 2015, 11:38 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Recommendations that funeral directors be registered and that more emphasis be put on accountability across the industry have been welcomed by the Funeral Directors Association. More >>

NZ’s first-ever funeral trade show

Sunday, 6 September 2015, 11:25 am | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

New Zealand’s first-ever funeral trade show will be held in Auckland on Tuesday. More >>

Pre-paying funerals important as retirement saving

Monday, 31 August 2015, 4:58 pm | Funeral Directors Assn of NZ

Most New Zealanders don’t pre-pay their funerals even though it’s just as important as saving for retirement, says the Funeral Directors Association. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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