Financial Assistance

We are here to support you every step of the way. See our resources below or contact us for assistance

Costs and Payment

Waterson’s Funeral Services offers a full range of services to accommodate most budgets. Please ring us to discuss your specific requirements. We can advise on the range of assistance available for families requiring help with funeral costs. Assistance and advice can be given on the closing of bank accounts and applications for funeral grants from Work and Income and the Accident Compensation Corporation.
For more information about financial assistance please see the ACC and WINZ websites.

Compassionate Airfare

Some airlines operating in New Zealand offer compassionate airfares to immediate family members travelling to a funeral. You should check with the airline you are travelling on whether the ticket you are travelling on is able to be discounted in this way. If a discount is possible, we can supply you with a supporting letter from our company. To write our supporting letter we need the following:

  • the full name of the person on the ticket
  • the traveller’s relationship to the person who has died.
  • the ticket reference number