We Welcome You to Waters Funerals

It's our privilege to serve families in the community.

We serve every family with great pride while continuously offering a wide range of services to meet your family needs and customs. We will listen to your wishes to help plan a celebration consistent with your expectations. It is our honour to invest quality time to co-plan every detail with you and help your family during your time of loss.

Our website contains information about our caring staff, our services and links to resources to help you get through this tough time. Please give us a call to see how we can be of help.


Address: 426 Great South Road
Papatoetoe, Manukau City, Auckland

09 278 8742

Fax: 09 278 8743


Address: 81 Franklin Road

09 238 4794

Fax: 09 238 4795
Email: Email Waters Funerals
Office Hours: 8.30am - 4.00pm, Mon - Fri
Saturday and Sunday by appointment only.

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About us

We are a recently established family funeral service. Richie's ‘calling' initiated the insight, the care and compassion that we as his family have supported and helped him in. Due to this, we have taken a ‘bigger step' to owning, operating and providing funeral services.

As parents we have encouraged our children to find their ‘purpose' in life. We believe that as a family together with our children's spouses, their help and assistance gives respect to each other's skills and talents. We trust that your family will share the experience of our family's prior learning and the scope to how we work together, to help other families especially at a time of need.

Jean and Ivan


The facilities in our new, modern building include the following:

  • Chapel
  • Ample off street parking
  • Family lounge
  • Family kitchen and bathroom facilities
  • State of the art mortuary

Aesthetically, the funeral home has a very warm and welcoming ambience supported by an abundance of natural light.

Click here to see more photos of our facilities

Our Services

At Waters Funerals, we offer a range of services to assist you at a difficult time. Please click on a thumbnail below for further information.

Funeral Services

We will assist your family in planning a funeral and choosing the options that suit your families needs and your loved ones wishes.


Find out the advantages to planning a funeral ahead of time.

International and Domestic transfers

When a death occurs overseas and your loved one needs to be returned to New Zealand or in the insistance that your loved one needs to be returned overseas, Waters Funerals has the knowledge, experience, and expertise to ensure an expedient transfer and the transport of the deceased.

Death Certificates

We will help you obtain a death certificate which is essential when completing estate matters.


Embalming is a service that Waters Funerals offers to ensure a memorable and positive viewing experience

Preparation Facilities

Waters Funerals is one of the few funeral homes to have a mortuary on site.


For your privacy and quiet time we have two private viewing rooms available.

Our Fleet

We are pleased to offer a range of stylish vehicles.


We will prepare an obituary to be published for your loved one


We appreciate it is a difficult time and we aim to take the stress out of catering for you

After Care

Sometimes the loss of a loved one can be especially painful. We understand that the grieving process does not end with the funeral.