Simple Direct Burials

Simple Direct Burials

Simple Direct Funerals now offers an affordable simple graveside funeral service.

In keeping with our ethos to keep things simple and stress free we offer a service for those who want a burial instead of a cremation.

We provide a untreated wooden coffin.  We do not embalm the person, therefore the burial, much like a cremation needs to happen within a few days.

Here is an outline of the price

Tasman $5000.00

Nelson $5500.00

If people already own their plot, that cost will be taken off the price.

This price covers:

    1. 24 / 7 on call
    2. Meeting with family and completing necessary paperwork
    3. Transferring person into our care (if needed)
    4. Wooden Coffin
    5. All Transportation
    6. Coordinating with Council and Cemetery
    7. Community newspaper notice
    8. Death Certificate

We welcome anyone who may wish to lead a short service at the cemetery.  Also Owen is able to lead this if the family prefer.

As mentioned this is a very simple low cost and professional funeral service. Although there are in some ways “no frills”, we still pride ourselves in meeting the needs of the families and making this occasion meaningful and significant.

We don’t offer other additional services such as catering or flowers, which can escalate the costs.

Please keep in mind that we are still developing this service and are open to suggestions and other options.  Our aim is to support families as best we can.