Gillions Funeral Services

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Private Family Farewell$7,750

Price includes GST.

Package Includes:

  • Description A private family service in our Carisbrook Room followed by light refreshments in our reception lounge. Limited to a maximum of 30 people.
  • Professional Services Fee Meeting with you, receiving instructions, necessary administration, arrangement and completion of all the required documents, arrangement of service details, coordinating with local authorities and medical referee to obtain permission for the cremation, registering the death and obtaining a death certificate.
  • Transfers An initial transfer from within Dunedin City to our premises and on the day of the service to the Andersons Bay Crematorium.
  • Mortuary Services Mortuary care, presentation and casketing of the deceased.
  • Viewing A single family farewell viewing prior to the service.
  • Celebrant This package includes the services of a celebrant to guide the service.
  • Printed Death Notification This package allows for a 60 word notice to be placed in the Otago Daily Times after the service. Additional notices and placement of the notice(s) in other publications will be charged separately.
  • Casket This package allows for a standard shaped lacquered customwood casket, fully lined and finished with six handles suitable for carrying in. This can be upgraded for an additional cost if required.
  • Flowers This packages allows for a simple bunch of seasonal flowers.
  • Service sheets This package allows for the design and printing of up to 30 A4 colour service sheets.
  • Refreshments Tea, coffee, juice and home made biscuits will be served by our staff in the reception lounge. This can be upgraded for an additional cost if required.
  • Cremation Fees Payment of the cremation fee (during standard operating hours). Returning the ashes to you in a simple cardboard container
  • Notes Transfers included in the package pricing relate to transfers within the Dunedin area only. Additional items can be added to the package and will alter the package quoted figures.


Gillions Funeral Services is a third generation locally and family owned and operated company. We have comprehensive facilities here at 407 Hillside Road: offices, a mortuary and controlled temperature room, viewing rooms, a chapel, family room and reception lounge. Our chapel is equipped with the latest technology to record and live stream services around the world. Our trained, qualified and very experienced team of funeral directors are contactable 24/7.

We cater for the simplest farewell through to the grandest event and we will work with you and your family to design a farewell that is meaningful and reflects the life and significance of the person you have lost. We will do our very best to guide you through this time and to lessen the stress by helping you handle the many tasks that must be done before you farewell your loved one.

The packages you see listed here are an indication of the services that we can provide for you. Every day, the team at Gillions work with families to tailor services according to their cultural, environmental and budgetary needs.

We welcome all enquiries regarding funeral options, mortuary care options, pre-planning, pre-payment and pricing. Feel free to pop in if you are passing, or give us a call, and we will be happy to answer your questions and give you some information to take away.

Our company is a member of the Funeral Directors Association of New Zealand (FDANZ) and the New Zealand independent Funeral Homes (NZIFH).



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