The following websites are an invaluable information resource, which can be used to assist you with planning.

Return To Sender produce a variety of sustainable caskets which we supply. View their entire range on:

Noah Stafford is a local furniture maker who makes these beautiful pine caskets using traditional craftsmanship.

Mark Blackham from Wellington is currently involved in setting up five natural burial sites around New Zealand.

Supporting children and teenagers affected by grief.

State of Grace is a member of the National Association of Loss and Grief.

Suppliers of environmentally friendly products including the cornstarch plastic sheeting that we use in casket lining.

For more information about the Sustainable Business Network.

Information designed to help family caregivers complete the cycle of care.

A leading United Kingdom-based home funeral service.

Lynda Hannah offers information and advice on pre-planning.

Jerrigrace Lyons’ website providing information about home funerals in America and training opportunities.

This is an excellent American site offering advice and information, much of which is equally relevant in New Zealand too

This site from American, Beth Knox offers information plus training opportunities.

A comprehensive home funerals site.

Some information, excellent links, and a particularly nice quote section:

Unique papier-mâché caskets.

Information about eco-funerals.

Celebrant Training School

Doug Scott has a new service, offering scattering of ashes at sea. Information can be found at:

Biodegradable urns by mod Urns.