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Remember to wear a face covering, use the NZ COVID Tracer app, maintain a 2m physical distance, wash your hands, and stay home if you are sick.

For the information about council services and closures, visit the COVID-19 Alert Level 3 page

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1. Before you open or take over a funeral directors business

Open a new funeral directors business

Check if you can to open a mortuary or funeral directors business in your area.

Call us on 09 301 0101 and ask to speak with the planning helpdesk.

Take over an existing funeral director or mortuary business

If you are taking over existing business, you must complete a registration form and send it to us.

You need to apply to transfer registration within 14 days of you taking over the business.

After 14 days, the existing registration will lapse and you need to apply for a new registration.