Waikanae Funeral Home

Waikanae Funeral Home Ltd is committed to: "Our family caring for your family' by providing the highest standards of professional care and integrity in your time of need.

Waikanae is situated on the Kapiti Coast, the Nature Coast of New Zealand, sixty-five kilometres north of Wellington.

Our Facilities

A beautiful appointed chapel has purpose built comfortable seating for 120-140 with an overflow area that can be rearranged to any seating.

A modern fleet of hearses are available along with a 1927 Chrysler vintage hearse that has been purpose built to the company's high standards.

The company offers and operates in house a multi video camera recording and editing system, believed to be the only one available of its type in a New Zealand funeral home, also data projection from their computer, DVD or Video. They can also assist with the scanning of photos for the development of the life story of the family member.

Colour photocopy of service sheets, and acknowledgement cards are produced in house to any quantity and are of a high standard in terms of quality.

The company has full catering facilities available in their lounge, ort other chosen funeral venues with all food prepared fresh on the day in a health registered kitchen by our innovative caterers.

Waikanae Funeral Home was established in 1977 and operated across the Kapiti Coast and Wellington regions. The current owners, Graeme and Loris Rolston purchased the company is 1996. Due to the expansion of their business they employed Lloyd Dacombe full-time in 2001.

The premises and all the facilities within the building have been renovated and upgraded to the highest standard available to the owners. This enables families to say goodbye in a relaxing friendly environment as well as a pleasant working environment for staff and those wishing to make arrangements.

The business operates seven days a week. All telephone calls are answered 24 hours personally by our fully trained staff. Both Graeme and Lloyd hold the world recognised New Zealand National Diploma in Funeral Services qualification, which includes the National Certificate in Funeral Directing and the National Certificate in Embalming. Graeme is the recipient of the "Noel McKee; Memorial Award for the highest practical embalming mark at the time of his training.

The company is committed to ongoing training of all staff to ensure that they remain at the forefront of modern trends that can be offered in funeral service. They are committed to make every funeral unique in its own way for each family they serve. They are willing to listen and help you plan and achieve what you want for a funeral service wherever possible.

Waikanae Funeral Home has available a variety of free brochures that can assist with pre-arranging, pre-payment, coping with death, alternative ceremonies, burial or cremation, children and grieving etc.

Please visit our office on the corner of Omahi Street and Kapanui Road, Waikanae or telephone us on 04 293 6844 or email us at info@waikanaefuneralhome.co.nz and request the "My Life, My Funeral" kit at no charge.

Chapel: Yes
Capacity: 120
Catering: Yes
Women funeral directors: No
Qualified funeral directors: Yes
Counselling Referral service: No
Funerals New Zealand
PO Box 10888
Wellington, New Zealand
Phone: 04 4737475
Fax: 04 4737478
Email: info@fdanz.org.nz