Is it possible for a person’s body to be buried on private land? Or for mourners to arrange the burial or cremation of a loved one without any professional assistance? Are all those providing funeral and cremation services accountable to a...
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The Commission's Issues Paper, Final Words: Death and Cremation Certification in New Zealand (IP23) looked at the strengths and weaknesses of the current systems of death and cremation certification, with a particular focus on how well...