Pricing

We will offer you the best value possible

You can have confidence that Woolertons’ will always strive to offer good value. At the time of the funeral arrangement an estimate for funeral expenses will be provided. The costs shown on this page are indicative only. They are not quotes or estimates and may sometimes change for reasons beyond our control. Please note that other funeral services may quote GST exclusive prices.  If you are comparing these prices with those charged by other providers, please bear that in mind. Our figures are all GST inclusive.

> Our Fees

Standard Price List

As at 22nd January 2024. All prices are GST inclusive.

Professional Service Fees

Full Funeral Service – Professional Service Fee  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,800.00

Includes the following: Transfer from place of death, securing of medical and cremation documentation, dressing, casketing, transfer to home (if desired), or viewing at funeral home. Liaising with Celebrant, Cemetery/Crematorium, Florist, Caterers. Attending to the registration of death. Does not include Casket, Celebrant fee, Newspaper notice, Catering, Flowers.

Other Charges

Casket . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Starting from $1,200.00

Embalming. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . From $750.00

Woolertons Chapel Hire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $300.00

Woolertons Reception Lounge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $250.00

Celebrant or Minister to officiate at service  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $450.00

Organist/Piper/Bugler  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . From $150.00

Video Recording of Service (External Company) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  From $520.00

Memorial Slide Show . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $240.00

Live Streaming (at Woolertons’ Chapel) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$200.00

Service Sheet design and set up . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $120.00

Service Sheet printing per colour copy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.00

Medical Referee (for cremation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$50.00

Medical Documentation Form B (for cremation) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  $150.00

Death Certificate – per copy  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$33.00

Casket Spray. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . From $200.00

Catering

Catering at Woolertons Reception Lounge Starting from $15.00 per person for 4 items per person including Coffee, Tea, Juice.        

Waitress $150.00

Cremation Fees

Hamilton City Council Crematorium – Adult . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $630.00

Hamilton City Council Crematorium – Child under 15 years . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $305.00

Hamilton City Council Crematorium – Stillborn or under 1 year . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . no charge

Burial Fees

Hamilton City Council – Newstead Cemetery – oak, olive, chestnut or forest grove area . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,040.00

Hamilton City Council Digging Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $801.00

Partial Service Fee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $3,200.00

Includes the following: Transfer from place of death, securing of medical documentation, embalming, dressing, casketing, transfer to home, marae, or other external venue. Attending to the registration of death. Does not include Newspaper notices, Casket.

No Ceremony/Direct Cremation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $4,500.00

Includes the following: Transfer from place of death, securing of the medical and cremation documentation, casketing. Transfer to the crematorium, and cremation fees. Attending to the registration of death. Does not include Newspaper notices, Upgrade of casket.1,2

> WINZ

Work and Income Funeral Grant is up to: $2,445.37

Some people are eligible to receive a grant or part of the grant towards funeral costs. The grant is income and asset tested. You will need to apply to WINZ by completing an application form and provide:

Please ask your funeral director for further information and assistance if required.

> ACC

ACC Funeral Grant is up to: $7,024.80

If a death is a result of an accident then an application to ACC can be lodged with them for a grant towards funeral costs. This also applies to overseas visitors.

Additional financial assistant is available for the surviving spouse and dependent children.

Please visit https://www.acc.co.nz/im-injured/financial-support/financial-support-after-death/  and ask your funeral director for further information and assistance if required.

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