Gateway Funeral Services

From Our Family To Yours,

With Dignity


Pre-paying your Funeral is becoming just as common as pre-planning.Take the step further in ensuring your family will be at ease when you pass away.With the price of Funerals increasing daily with the pre-payment option when paid in full your funeral cost will stay as stated on the day of your final payment.

The Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) holds pre-payment in trust for you or your nominee.

Just a few benefits of Pre-Paying with your Funeral Director.

Peace of mind

A prearranged funeral through the FDANZ Funeral Trust will give you the peace of mind of knowing that your wishes are understood, your funeral details are in good hands, and the financial situation has been addressed.

Security of funds

The money that you pay now for your pre-arranged funeral is held in trust for you in the FDANZ Funeral Trust. The FDANZ Funeral Trust was established by the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand.

You Decide

Your arrangements are personal to you – in conjunction with your FDANZ Funeral Directors, you decide what you want.

Protect Your Family

Your family and loved ones are relieved of the responsibility of making difficult decisions in very emotional circumstances

Financial Benefit

Up to $10000 in a prepaid funeral plan is exempted from asset testing ( under current government policy) when assessing eligibility for a subsidy for long term residential care for the elderly.

The Funeral Trust

If you would like to start pre-paying your funeral then you apply to join online.

Please click the Join Now button below to get started.


For more information on pre-planning or to request a funeral pack

For More Information

Please don't hesitate to contact us for more information on

 Gateway Funeral Services Kawerau

(07) 308 6102