Prepayment options towards your funeral

Paying for your funeral in advance can help spare your family worry about arrangements and costs. It also helps protect your pension. Prepaid funerals up to $10,000 are excluded from asset testing when assessing your eligibility for subsidies for residential care.

To make a prepayment, make an appointment with us to discuss your funeral. We’ll help you record your wishes, and estimate the cost of your funeral, so you can decide how much to pre-pay. *Please note that funeral estimates are not fixed and are subject to inflation.

Your prepayment will be held safe for you in The Funeral Trust administered by The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand. The Funeral Trust is not an insurance policy, so you won’t need to answer personal questions or take any health checks.

You can change your funeral arrangements with us at any time. And if you decide to be buried in another town, we’ll arrange for your instructions and pre-payment to be transferred.

If you would like to know more about these options, please contact us.

Jess M.01/11/17
We couldn't have asked for anything more from the Funeral Director. Thank you for taking such great care of my Aunt and our family. I would highly recommend the team at Pellows
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Lorraine S.10/01/23
The team at Pellows, particularly Alvin, showed us kindness and care, and supported us through the difficult moment of dealing with the passing of our dear Mum.
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Noel J.02/12/20
I cannot thank Pellows enough for the gracious and dignified service they offered to my late mother. They did the same for my father back in 2005. Thank you so much for everything you did for our family in this sad time
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Rob M.25/09/19
Wonderful and compassionate professionals. Highly recommend
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