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A funeral director in Tauranga supporting a grieving family member

Funeral Directors in Tauranga

Here at Bay Cremation Care, all of our staff are fully qualified Funeral Directors, Embalmers and Members of the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ). If you are looking for caring, compassionate and attentive funeral directors in Tauranga, our team is here to help you say a meaningful goodbye to your loved one.

We know that the period after a loved one passes away can be one of the most challenging times in your life. That is why the Bay Cremation Care team is here to help you through the entire process. Our team guarantees that our caring, qualified professional funeral directors will look after you and your loved one throughout the funeral, burial or cremation.

What Does A Funeral Director Do?

A funeral director plays an essential role in helping you create a special final farewell to honour your loved one’s life. Essentially, they are responsible for guiding and assisting you through the entire process of organising a funeral, burial or cremation and helping ensure that everything goes as smoothly as possible.


It can be very hard to make clear decisions when you’re grieving, and trying to handle the complications involved with organising a funeral can worsen your existing stress. That’s where a skilled funeral director can play an important part in helping you put together the right send-off for your loved one.

Your first meeting with your funeral director will often take place very soon after your loved one has died. Your funeral director will be able to assist you from the very beginning of the process, right from the transfer of your loved one from their place of death through to the burial or cremation. They arrange everything to do with the funeral service itself, prepare and casket the body and even assist you with legal details.

What Our Funeral Directors Can Help You With

The team here at Bay Cremation Care is here to help you during this difficult time. There is an extensive range of services our qualified funeral directors offer to help you create the proper send-off for your loved one, including:

  • Registering the death with the Department of Internal Affairs
  • Securing an official New Zealand Death Certificate
  • Transferring the body into our care
  • Preparation of the body for cremation, burial or viewing  
  • Organising the funeral service, burial or cremation
  • Supplying the casket 
  • Arranging a celebrant
  • Organising catering for the service
  • Placing newspaper notices 
  • Floral tributes

We can also assist you with pre-planning your own funeral if you have specific wishes for your memorial or simply wish to make life a little bit easier for your loved ones after your passing. 

As experienced funeral directors in Tauranga, we understand how challenging it can be to arrange an appropriate farewell while grieving the loss of a loved one. That is why we will do everything possible to help you through your journey saying goodbye.

If you would like more information about our services or wish to arrange a meeting with a member of our team, please get in touch with us.