Funeral Directors Association New Zealand

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The FDANZ was founded in 1937, with a mission statement - 

 ​To represent, lead and advocate for our members in quality, standards and education 

To provide our members with relevant support and information

To promote public awareness of the value of a meaningful funeral  

And the promotion of qualities such as -


Application of the knowledge


With the FDANZ's high standards in professionalism also comes a strict Code of Ethics and a Code of Conduct.

For more information:

call: (04) 473 7475        email:

Funeral Directors Association of NZ
PO Box 25148
Featherston Street
Wellington 6146


New Zealand Embalmers Association

The NZEA is about educating people on the art, history and reasoning behind embalming but most importantly it gives us a strict code of conduct and ethics.

For all your questions or concerns please click here.

Funeral Directors Association New Zealand 


The FDANZ Funeral Trust is a prepaid funeral plan. Funds are held and invested by a Trust and paid out after the funeral service has been delivered.  

The FDANZ Funeral Trust (the Plan) is the only prepaid funeral plan endorsed by the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand Inc. The Trust has been established by FDANZ to assist anyone to make arrangements for their funeral, or the funeral of another person such as a family member. 

For all your questions or concerns please click here

Locally Owned & Family Owned

Funeral Directors 


Some people are not aware that many funeral homes in New Zealand are in fact owned by an overseas corporation, dealing with a locally owned or family owned funeral home is important to some people and ensures you receive service that is appropriate to you and your family.

For all your questions or concerns please click here