Pre-arranged Funeral Plans

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A question we are often asked at Newhaven Funerals is “When is the best time to plan my funeral?”, the answer, is the best time is anytime … other than when you need it. It is much better to make plans ahead, and thankfully, pre-arranged funerals are growing in popularity. Here’s why we think planning […]

What to Wear to a Funeral

Flowers for the departed--writing and delivering a euology

For most funerals, darker dress outfits like a button-up suit or a black dress will always be appropriate, but you may be going to a celebration of life memorial, so you will have more leeway when it comes to what to wear. Different cultures have different customs for funeral attire but if you are still […]

Options for Funeral Arrangements

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Even though a funeral is a sad occasion, it doesn’t mean your loved one cannot have an extra special send off. Our experienced funeral directors at Newhaven Funerals have been providing funeral services in Brisbane and the Gold Coast since 1979, and we are happy to provide a plain and simple funeral or one with […]

How much does a funeral cost and what happens if you can’t afford it?

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Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Yet despite knowing the inevitable, hundreds of people fail to put plans in place to prevent their family trying to pay for funeral costs they can’t afford. And why? Because it’s not a reality people like to face, […]

Rare glimpse of Arnhem Land funeral ceremony

This article offers a raw and honest insight into how indigenous Australian’s deal with the passing of a clan member. What an incredibly amazing ceremony, so very inclusive of the entire community and maybe what we are missing in western society? Funeral ceremonies in the Northern Territory’s Indigenous communities are often spoken about, but rarely […]

Personalised and Unique Funeral Ideas

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Losing a loved one is never easy, but a funeral is your chance to say goodbye and respectfully celebrate the life they lived. If you are planning a funeral for your loved one, our family-owned funeral home, Newhaven Funerals, has helped thousands of Queensland families personalise their services to create unique funeral legacies. There has […]