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The many hats of a Funeral Director

By | April 12, 2017

Although it is perfectly legal to organise a funeral without a Funeral Director, you may wish to consider how you can benefit from their knowledge and experience before you take on the task. Yes, of course, some people may quiver about the costs... Read more

Digital Will; life and death from the cloud

By | January 25, 2017

  Little do some of us realise the magnitude of how the digital world has infiltrated our daily lives. We use it for banking, shopping, education, watching television, sharing our lives on social media, subscriptions, uploading photos to the... Read more

Funeral Professionals; The Discrete Superheroes of Death

By | November 29, 2016

  Funeral Professionals often don’t get the recognition and respect they deserve. Unless you have personally experienced the services they provide, you may not be aware of the Funeral Director role and how it impacts your ability to... Read more

Life as a funeral director and cancer charity trustee

By | October 8, 2016

Friend of Return to Sender Caskets, Janet Mikkelsen from State of Grace was recently profiled in the New Zealand Herald on life as a Funeral Director.  A clear message comes across in the article below, that being a Funeral Director isn’t a... Read more

Turning in your Grave

By | September 22, 2016

  “Turning in your grave“ is a thought provoking blog about the damage we leave behind when we die. Do you want to be burial or cremated?  Have you considered how your remains will effect the land if buried or scattered, the... Read more

Natural burial ground opens in Auckland

By | August 24, 2016

Return to Sender was honour to be invited to the opening of the Waikumete Cemetery’s Natural Burial Ground. Roscoe Webb, Cemetery Manager, took us through the development of the Natural Burial ground and the long term vision to create a... Read more