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Pre-Planning

For families wanting to ensure peace of mind for themselves and loved ones knowing that funeral services and expenses have been arranged for prior to the event, this is an excellent option. Pre-planning reduces added anxiety to an already grief-stricken family and removes doubt as too the intention of the deceased person wishes. Although most families pre-plan funerals to alleviate their loved ones of the financial burden left with funerals (the financial savings can be significant) there are families that are interested in creating scaled events to memorialize themselves or family members.

More and more people are pre-planning their funerals to save loved ones the stress of doing it during such an emotional time. Funeral pre-arrangements let you specify every detail of your funeral: what the ceremony will be like, how the body or ashes will be disposed of, the coffin or urn you select, etc.

How your friends and family say goodbye to you is determined by the type of event you choose. You can plan for a formal affair with a long list of speakers, a more casual event with only your closest friends and family present, or anything in between.

With any big decision in life, it’s helpful to have time to research and consider options — and funeral planning is no exception. Regardless of your age, personal situation, beliefs and customs, Simplicity offers flexible and secure funeral planning that meets your needs. Pre-planning your funeral helps:

  • Ease the burden on your loved ones. Funeral pre-planning can protect your family from having to make stressful decisions during an emotional time and relieve the financial burden on surviving family members.
  • Make your final wishes known. You are the guest of honour at your funeral, so why not be part of the planning process? Planning enables you to design your final send-off and share your last wishes with your family so that, in the end, you get the funeral you want with your personal touches.
  • Save money. Prepaying for the funeral may help reduce costs, saving you and your family money.

Make an appointment to talk to one of our friendly staff today to make arrangements for your funeral or the funeral of another person such as a family member.

Pre-Planning Form
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FDANZ

Funeral Trust

A prearranged funeral organized through the Funeral Trust is a way to preplan and prepay towards your funeral costs. 

The Funeral Directors Association NZ established the Funeral Trust to assist you in making arrangements for your funeral or the funeral of another person, such as a family member. 

With time to consider your options in advance, your prepaid and preplanning arrangements ensure your loved ones are free to gather together, support one another, remember and celebrate your life without the responsibility of making difficult choices in very emotional circumstances. 

The minimum payment requirement is $20 per fortnight. Talk to one of our friendly staff today or join today! 

Join the Funeral Trust

Funeral Trust
  • A prearranged funeral organized through the Funeral Trust is a way to preplan and prepay towards your funeral costs. The Funeral Directors Association NZ established the Funeral Trust to assist you in making arrangements for your funeral or the funeral of another person, such as a family member. With time to consider your options in advance, your prepaid and preplanning arrangements ensure your loved ones are free to gather together, support one another, remember and celebrate your life without the responsibility of making difficult choices in very emotional circumstances. The minimum payment requirement is $20 per fortnight. Talk to one of our friendly staff today.

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