Cremation Auckland

At Lagoon View Funeral Homes, we offer the lowest cremation prices currently available. In New Zealand, the rate of cremation is around 70 to 80%, with many benefits both cultural and practical.

Benefits of Cremation Services

1. Cremation is acceptable in many of the world’s cultures, societies and religions

2. It provides a chance to be returned to somewhere in nature - the family and loved ones of the deceased can decide upon a place significant to both them and the deceased, and scatter their ashes - a simple yet powerfully symbolic gesture.

3. It is an environmentally conscious send-off

4. The deceased’s remains are sealed in a portable urn, making it both easier and cheaper to transport your loved one to far away relatives so that they make conduct their own ceremony, or to a significant and relevant overseas resting place

5. It is affordable and less hassle than a traditional burial in the ground

Cremation Auckland

Cremation Cost NZ - Our price list

You may find any advertised or quoted price for any identical products and/or services within Auckland and we’ll do it better. Under the following conditions, we guarantee you the lowest cost funeral services around:

  • A written quote or price list must be shown. 
  • Quote or price list must be from the past 30 days.
  • Only applies to the funeral home costs.
  • All fees must be paid completely at time of dressing.

 

Lagoon View is the premier Low Cost Funeral Home and purveyor of cheap cremation – this can be seen through our current price list. Additionally, the price promise still stands – if you find an advertised or quoted price for cremation (or any other funeral service listed below) and want it beaten, we can do that for you. Please peruse in the meantime our services and their costs:

Our services

Basic Direct Cremation Services from $560:

  • Pick up within Auckland
  • No embalming
  • No viewing
  • Funeral director to dress
  • Standard mdf plain casket up to 6’1 12 X 20
  • Transport to cemetery
  • Death certificate
  • Cremation application
  • Return of ashes to family
  • Must qualify for WINZ funeral grant

 

Direct Cremation or Burial from $3650:

  • Pick up within Auckland
  • No embalming
  • Standard unpolished casket up to 6’1 12 X 21
  • Transport to cemetery
  • Death certificate
  • Cremation application
  • Doctors medical certificate
  • Return of ashes to family

 

Traditional Cremation  from $4750:

  • Pick up within Auckland
  • Full embalm
  • Standard unpolished casket up to 6’1 12 X 21
  • Drop off within Auckland
  • Death certificate
  • Cremation application
  • Doctors medical certificate
  • Return of ashes to family

 

Traditional Burial from $4750:

  • Pick up within Auckland
  • Full standard embalm
  • Family or funeral director to dress
  • Standard unpolished casket up to 6’1 12 X 21
  • Drop off within Auckland
  • Death certificate

 

Repatriation from $5600:

  • Pick up within Auckland
  • Full embalm
  • Standard unpolished casket up to 6’1 12 X 21
  • Drop off within Auckland
  • 2x death certificate
  • Travel documents
  • Transport from home to airport

The Cremation process - common questions and their answers from the FDANZ

What can I put in the casket?

Families and friends may place a variety of items into the casket or shroud to be cremated with their loved one. Photos and letters, sports & recreation items such as their favourite tennis racquet, fishing rod or golf club are all common items that are cremated to symbolically represent something about your loved one – perhaps their favourite hobby, or a cherished memory captured in a photo, returned to nature alongside them. Most kinds of personal items are permitted. What shouldn’t go in the casket are potentially explosive items such as aerosol cans or glass bottles.

What goes into the cremator?

Contrary to popular belief, it is not only the body that is cremated. Everything around and within the casket or shroud is cremated, down to the floral wreaths & arrangements that may be resting on top.

Whose ashes do you get back?

A common, harmful myth is that multiple people are cremated at once. This is false. At Lagoon View Funeral Services and elsewhere in the country, strict regulations are in place to ensure that respectful, legal and proper cremation funeral services are followed, so that you may get your loved ones’ ashes back and only theirs.

Types of cremation service

Cremations can take place before or after the funeral service has been held. If you decide to cremate before the service, ashes can be present there, or alternatively you can have a traditional funeral service with the casket present and a cremation to follow.

Funeral or memorial services can take place at most venues, whether it be a funeral home and/or chapel, a marae, a church, yours or your family’s private residence, a sports club – in short, most indoor or outdoor venues, with no requirement for you to proceed on towards the crematorium if you would rather not to.

Cost Effective Crematory Solutions

If you and your family wish to transport the ashes of your loved one to an overseas location and are wondering about the legality and costs of such an excursion, I am here to allay your fears. Not only is it legal, but when engaging the repatriation services of Lagoon View Funeral Homes, you will be getting the absolute cheapest repatriation available in NZ, with no loss of quality in the customer service that our fantastic and dedicated team deliver to you and your family during these trying times.

Get your loved ones ashes to far flung family and/or friends anywhere in the world for the lowest price with us. Repatriation is a chance to bring family together, and is a cost-effective way to mourn together, discounting the distance that may separate you and letting the memory of the departed truly be commemorated and cherished with the utmost respect by everyone who knew them.

Why us?

Get in touch with one of our esteemed funeral directors at 09 527 1866 to arrange a funeral cremation service, or if you have any inquiries regarding the process. At Lagoon View Funeral Services we are happy to help in any way that we can.