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Central Auckland 09 638 9026

West Auckland 09 835 3557

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East Auckland 09 576 7108

South Auckland 09 277 2526

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    • More Introduction We’ll advise, organise and support you through the entire process.
    • More Choices to make Things you need to consider to create a personalised goodbye.
    • More How we help From organising to lodging the necessary paperwork, we’ll handle it all.
    • More Funeral Costs What type of funeral is right for your family?
    • More Next Steps Here’s what needs to be done following a loved one’s death.
      • How we help
      • More Before the funeral Meet with us and we’ll guide and support you, as together we plan your loved one’s funeral
      • More Memorial Items Choose from our wide range of memorial items.
      • More Personalising your service Discover the many ways we can help you create a meaningful goodbye
      • More Grief counselling Access counselling services to help you manage your grief.
      • More Funeral finance See how we can help make your loved one’s funeral affordable.
      • More Repatriation Bring your loved one home, or send them home, with our repatriation services.
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    • More Why choose Davis? Our caring, experienced staff are just one reason to choose Davis.
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    • More Central Auckland Grange Manor is a modern facility in Mt Eden, central Auckland.
    • More West Auckland A beautiful Tuscan-winery inspired facility located in Henderson, West Auckland.
    • More East Auckland Our lovingly refurbished villa, it serves Howick, Pakuranga and nearby areas.
    • More Eastern Bays In the grounds of a Kohimarama church, this is a modern funeral home.
    • More South Auckland This is a lovingly restored bungalow situated in park-like grounds in Papatoetoe.
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Our beautiful Central Park Drive funeral home looks like a Tuscan winery and serves West Auckland, South Head and surrounding communities.

Located on Central Park Drive, Henderson, it’s easily accessible from anywhere in Auckland due to its closeness to the Lincoln Road exit of the North Western motorway. The Davis Crematorium is also on-site – part of our commitment to handling all your loved one’s care.

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Our Central Park Drive funeral home offers a high-ceiling chapel, complete with chandeliers, it is a stunning space which holds 180 people. Your loved one’s casket rests in-front of glass windows that look out to a tranquil fountain and pool. The impressive wooden and glass entrance way features a beautiful stained glass window.

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Grounds and gardens

Central Park Drive is a completely unique setting. Inspired by a Tuscan-winery, you’re able to hold an outdoor ceremony surrounded by a vineyard. The gardens are walled and completely private, providing a peaceful setting for your loved one’s funeral.

Featuring a sweeping driveway, the grounds are lush, green and beautifully manicured. They even feature a water pool and fountain.

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Reception lounge

Our reception lounge is a stunning room with a high vaulted wooden ceiling featuring solid wood tables and doors that open out onto the grounds. It holds up to 180 people. Because of the full commercial kitchen, we’re able to offer a variety of menus, ranging from a simple morning or afternoon tea through to a more substantial selection for a lunch-type reception.

There’s also a flat-screen monitor which allows you to play DVD presentations during this gathering.

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Family rooms

There are two beautifully and uniquely decorated family rooms available for you to spend time saying goodbye to a loved one in the days before the funeral.

You’re welcome to use these rooms at any time during business hours, or at other times by appointment. We can also arrange for your loved one to return home before the funeral.

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Alison Morgan

West Auckland

"I just wanted to say again how much I appreciated your care of Bob and the family at the funeral on Friday. Martin, your care and the way you dealt with us was appreciated. "

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Paul Holmes

Mt Eden

"At times of grief it's reassuring to have a great company looking after you, and we really appreciate Davis and in particular your invaluable help Shane – thanks!"

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Ange Foote

"Thanks again Dani for your wonderful support, understanding and efficiency in making it a special send off for dad. "

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Lynne Robertson

"Thank you to everyone at Davis Funerals. Wayne’s service was amazing, we had 300 people in the Panmure Yacht Club. So many people commented on the ashes in the scatter tubes and the service sheets."

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Liz Fong

"Thank you for the amazing people you have working at Davis Funeral parlour. I'm so grateful for everything that was done for Keith. I would recommend Davis Funeral parlour to all my Whanau and friends"

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Melanie Harvey

"I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you again for making Betty’s funeral so kind, warm and special. You made what is a sad occasion better in every possible way. I cannot thank you enough."

Christine Hazleman

"As family of the deceased we only get one chance to do things right and the importance of trust in the funeral director to guide us in the right direction is paramount. Our grateful thanks to Shane."

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Anne-Marie Wynne

"Irene, words are not enough to express our heartfelt gratitude. I don't know how I could have got through this without Davis' love, care and expertise. The day was perfect."

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  • Arrange a funeral
    • Choices to make
    • How we help
      • Before the funeral
      • Caskets and urns
      • Memorial Items
      • Personalising your service
      • Grief counselling
      • Funeral finance
      • Repatriation
    • Funeral Costs
    • Next Steps
  • Future planning
  • About us
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    • News
    • Why choose Davis?
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How do you find out if someone is having a funeral? ›

How to find out if someone has a funeral: A helpful guide
  1. Talk to your most recent point of contact. ...
  2. Reach out to their immediate family or close friends. ...
  3. Search for a death or funeral notice or obituary. ...
  4. Contact a funeral home. ...
  5. Check social media. ...
  6. Be respectful of cultural differences and cause of death.
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What will the funeral director ask me? ›

Questions to expect

To help you prepare for the funeral, our dedicated Bristol funeral directors will ask you some of the following questions: Do you want a burial, traditional cremation or direct cremation? Would you like to choose the deceased clothes yourself or would you prefer the funeral home to prepare a gown?

How do I inquire about funeral arrangements? ›

5 Questions to Ask Family Before a Funeral Service
  1. Table of Contents. What Were the Wishes of the Deceased? ...
  2. What Were the Wishes of the Deceased? ...
  3. Should I do a Burial or Cremation? ...
  4. Where Will the Remains be Located? ...
  5. Will There be a Viewing? ...
  6. Which Funeral Director will you Choose?

How much is a funeral in Omaha? ›

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Can I check if someone has died? ›

There are several ways to do this: A General Search: To start a general inquiry, collect any identifying information about the person you believe to have passed. Type into a search engine the person's name followed by the word “death” or “obituary”.

How much do you tip a funeral director for a funeral? ›

It isn't customary to tip a funeral director, and these individuals typically won't expect a gratuity.

How long after death do you see a funeral director? ›

A funeral is typically held around one or two weeks after the death, though it may be longer if the funeral director only has certain days available or if there is an inquest into the death. You may wish for your loved one to be buried as soon as possible, depending on their religious beliefs.

What do funeral directors do when they collect a body? ›

Collecting someone safely and smoothly

We'll gently roll the person onto one side and place a sheet under them. Then onto their other side until they are fully wrapped. Next, we lift them onto the stretcher and make sure they are secure. There are also a few practical details we take down.

How long do funeral arrangements take after death? ›

Average Time Between Death and Funeral

Most American funerals take place within one week or less from death. With the help of a funeral home, a week is typically enough time to make arrangements and contact loved ones. Historically, funerals had to take place after just a matter of days, because of decomposition.

What is proper etiquette when someone dies? ›

Refer to the deceased by name. Encourage the family to plan a wake, funeral and burial (even if cremated), if you are in an appropriate position to do so. Send flowers with a note (see suggestions for notes below) or offer a donation to a charity or an appropriate research organization. Acknowledge the deceased's life.

How do you trace a funeral plan? ›

The NAFPP is pleased to offer our Find My Plan service, which is a single online search form to trace any lost prepaid funeral plan. Your application will be sent to whichever institutions you choose. There is no need to pay a fee to find your old plan.

What is the most expensive part of a funeral? ›

The most expensive part of a funeral is typically the basic services fee of a funeral home. The median cost of basic services fees is about $2,300. If you choose a traditional funeral and burial, your highest cost will likely be a metal casket.

What is the least expensive funeral? ›

Direct cremation is the least expensive way to bury your loves one. It is done respectfully, and gives your and your family time to find the most personal and affordable burial option.

What is the very cheapest funeral? ›

The cheapest option for a funeral: direct cremation.

Are funerals usually public? ›

Funerals aren't usually an “invite-only” event. If you knew the deceased, attending the funeral is an opportunity for you to remember their life and pay your respects.

How do you know if someone has a funeral plan? ›

Ask Local Funeral Services

Another alternative to trace a funeral plan is to ask local funeral directors if they have any record of a funeral plan in the deceased's name on their books. Funeral plan pre-payments should be held in a trust fund, which is managed by an independent trustee, or in a life insurance policy.

How do I find a link to a funeral? ›

Everyone will be sent a Zoom link by the main funeral organiser (via email or messenger) and all you have to do is to click on the link and 'allow' the URL to access the live stream. You then click on 'Join the meeting with audio' and 'start video'.

How long after a death is there a funeral? ›

Most funerals take place a few days, a week or up to two weeks after an individual passes. It is crucial to start the embalming process as soon as possible after your loved one's passing so close friends and relatives can attend the viewing and funeral service of their loved one.


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