Helpful Links

Below are some links that can help you and your family with financial support and grief support.

Pre-Planning Checklist

Useful and insightful for organising a funeral now, or for recording your wishes to be carried out.

Funeral Arrangement Forms

Your online forms. Fill them in, sign and submit. No printer required.

Work and Income NZ

Work and Income NZ (WINZ) provide a funeral grant up to $2,093.31. Criteria apply.


ACC have a funeral grant available of $6,020 for deaths resulting from an injury caused by accident.

Air NZ

In the event of an unexpected death in your immediate family, AIR NZ offers Compassionate Fares.

Grief Centre

The Grief Centre provides support, advice and counselling to help those affected by loss and grief.

Karen Gilmore

Karen is an experienced and qualified counsellor and family mediator.