At Gateway Funeral Services, we are committed to being the premier choice for families seeking to commemorate the lives of their loved ones in the stunning Eastern Bay of Plenty from Whakatāne, to Opotiki & Kawerau.

Our mission goes beyond delivering outstanding service; it revolves around establishing a comforting and inviting environment where you can celebrate cherished memories with a blend of innovation, contemporary flair, enthusiasm, and compassion. Allow us to assist you in paying tribute to those who have departed this world in a manner that is distinctly personalised and truly extraordinary.

Gateway Funeral Services Whakatane are here for you

Arranging a funeral service in Whakatane

First Steps

If you have just lost a loved one start here to find out the pathway forward. 

Funerals and Celebrations

Burials, Cremations and Embalming, find out all the things you need to know. 


Choose your funeral home from Kawerau or Whakatāne.


All the details on payments and helpful ways to support your family financially through a death/celebration of life. 

Download our Gateway Funeral Services Guide to Navigating the Funeral Journey

Latest News

Letter to The Beacon Editor

We recently wrote to the Beacon Whakatane to address an article regarding a local funeral collective group. As professionals, we felt the need to clarify a few points. Read on for our response. Dear Editor,I write in response to the recent article in Wednesday's Beacon regarding the Funeral Gui...
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