Are Coloured Coffins Popular?

Newhaven Funerals goal and mission is to provide people and their families with the easiest, calmest and most stress free funeral arrangements as possible. Losing a loved one is never something that you want to have to deal with, so it is important for us to take some of the burden off you in terms […]

Aussie Invention Sends Messages From And To The Grave

In late 2018 we attended the Cremation Association of North America Conference and met up with Sonia from a fantastic company named ModUrn. Tim Connolly from Newhaven Funerals says “We were amazed by this new memorial technology and decided we could incorporate these beacon memorials into our crematorium memorial gardens at Eco Memorial Park in […]

Funeral Industry Professional Association challenge ‘A Current Affair’ Article of March 7 2019

Newhaven Funerals endorses the stand taken by the Funeral Industry Association in challenging the reporting and facts in a recent story on the funeral industry by CH 9’s A Current Affair. Our company upholds the highest standards when dealing with our clients, and the trust they place in us is of the utmost importance and […]

Pre-arranged Funeral Plans

funeral planning 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

ocean funerals 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?

funeral planning 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, […]