At Golden Bay Motueka Funeral Services it is important to us that we meet the needs of our client families. Part of this involves ensuring that the costs associated with the funeral fall within the budget of the family. It is therefore important that your funeral director is informed of particular family requirements from the outset.

If you would like to request an estimate of funeral costs to assist you in pre-planning please contact us and we will provide you with an estimate of the costs. Any information provided on your requirements is helpful and we are happy to provide an estimate of funeral costs.

The Funeral Account

Our funeral director will give you a full estimate at the time of the funeral arrangements.

The funeral account is sent to the family two weeks from the date of death and is due for payment within 21 days of invoice.

The company’s policy on its credit facilities are outlined to the family on our company authority form, which is signed by the person giving the instructions at the time of the funeral arrangements.

Payment Options

Golden Bay Motueka Funeral Services accept payment in the form of direct credit, cash, cheque, and credit card.

Financial Assistance from other Agencies

Work and Income New Zealand (WINZ) have a funeral grant that may be available to those who may be able to meet the criteria.

Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) has a funeral grant for deaths occurring as the result of an accident.

Our funeral director will assist you on how to apply for either of these.

You cannot claim a funeral grant from both WINZ and ACC.

Medical insurance companies also have a range of death covers. Check with your insurance company to find out whether this is included in your policy.

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