You can find our locations of Gateway Funeral Services in two locations:
Kawerau - 4 Ranfurly Court, Kawerau - open by appointmentWhakatāne - 17 Awatapu Drive, Whakatāne

Te Raneatanga Chapel

Gateway Funeral Services, Kawerau

Welcome to Te Raneatanga, our exceptional venue in Kawerau. The name Te Raneatanga embodies the concept of continuous growth through the radiant light within us, culminating in perfect unity in the glory of thy son. Our chapel represents this light, illuminating the gatherings of whanau who join us in this sacred space.

With a capacity to comfortably accommodate 85 people, our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with cutting-edge technology to ensure a truly remarkable celebration of your loved one's life. Embrace the warmth and tranquility of our trademark family room, complete with a well-appointed kitchen, inviting lounge area, and convenient bathroom facilities. We also provide a private viewing and dressing room for your convenience.

Conveniently located carparks are available just outside our venue, ensuring easy access for all. Te Raneatanga is fully wheelchair-friendly, offering a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere that will make you feel right at home.

Within our location, we proudly showcase a casket showroom featuring more than 10 different types, enabling you to choose a fitting tribute that celebrates the unique life of your loved one.

Step into Te Raneatanga, where modernity meets reverence, and allow us to guide you through a heartfelt and personalized commemoration experience.

Gateway Awatapu  Whakatane Chapel

Modern Commemoration Centre Whakatāne

Welcome to our modern Commemoration Center located on Awatapu Drive, designed to provide an exceptional setting for celebrating the lives of your loved ones. Our state-of-the-art facility can comfortably accommodate up to 130 people, equipped with cutting-edge technology to ensure an unforgettable celebration event.

Experience our trademark family room, complete with a fully equipped kitchen, inviting lounge area, convenient bathroom facilities, and a private viewing room, allowing your family to gather in comfort and privacy. Additionally, we offer an additional private viewing and dressing room for your convenience.

Parking is hassle-free with over 30 off-street carparks available for you and your guests.

Our Commemoration Center features:

  • A modern 130-seat chapel

  • A private viewing room

  • A spacious family room

  • On-site catering facilities

Embrace the contemporary ambience of our Commemoration Center as we help you create a personalized and memorable tribute to your loved ones.