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ACADEMY
FUNERAL SERVICES

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Recent Loss?

Our friendly team are
here to help 24/7

(03) 343 0919

Our experienced team are ready to help and nothing is too much trouble.

With our small, totally committed team of 10, we offer a very personalised service.

From guiding you through the options available to organising a funeral service that fulfills your loved one’s wishes and is special and meaningful for family and friends, the same qualified Academy Funeral Services person will be with you all the way through.

We have a beautiful warm and welcoming lounge and reception area as well as a modern stylish chapel room for funeral services at our recently renovated space in Riccarton, Christchurch.

The following information is provided to help you with your decisions and we are always available to answer any questions you may have.

Our Location

65 MAIN SOUTH ROAD, UPPER RICCARTON, CHRISTCHURCH

INTERIOR VIRTUAL TOUR

EXTERIOR VIRTUAL TOUR

Your Funeral Checklist

BEFORE THE FUNERAL

Before The Funeral

Before the Funeral

WHAT HAPPENS BEFORE THE FUNERAL?

THE FUNERAL CEREMONY

During the Funeral

The Funeral Ceremony

WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE CEREMONY

AFTERCARE

After the Funeral

Aftercare

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE FUNERAL

Great layout, lovely place, very respectful staff.

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Community Involvement

Academy are deeply involved in supporting the local community to allow for open discussions around death and make the whole funeral service industry more approachable. Find out who we are currently supporting.

INTERESTED IN FUNERAL PRE-PLAN

Information Pack?

Fill in the form below & we will send you our Funeral Information pack which includes pre-planning information too.

Eileen B.27/06/22

I want to sincerely thank Academy Funerals for all their help in arranging a wonderful send-off for my dear 97 year old mother in April. Brent Ruru was lovely to... read more

A G.20/11/17

Karlene K.13/07/21

Brent and the team were amazing, when my mum passed away, they were very accommodating with our cultural needs.
They were an amazing support to our family through this very sad...
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Timothy A.07/06/18

Excellent! All that you could want during a stressful time.
Costs were "very competitive" ie lowest by some margin!

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