I came across an article in "The Atlantic" claiming New Zealanders love DIY coffins, suggesting that for the nearly departed there is a new bucket list entry; "Build your own casket".
The article points to "Coffin Clubs", which I had not heard of before. I mean, we have Mens Sheds- surely they'd be perfect for coffin building and the average age of the cohort would likely be quite right 😊
Implementing a modern cemetery management solution can be a great investment in the future for your cemetery, but what are the key things to weigh up in making this decision? The core business of operating a cemetery is changing, with increased regulation, changes in community expectations, and advances in technology. Selecting the right solution that will help you to meet these changing demands is critical to keeping your cemetery relevant and equipped for the future.
Here are 5 key considerations when choosing a cemetery management solution for smaller cemeteries:
During the last 16 years, Ashley the cat has lived at the crematorium in Worthing, where he has brought many smiles to the staff who work there and also comforted many bereaved visitors. It is reported Ashley recently passed away, and got his very own kitty cremation. Up to 40 people who were acquainted with the 'therapy cat' attended the ceremony.
The ABC reports The NSW Independent Planning Commission has ordered a local planning body to approve a massive new cemetery in the Campbelltown area in Sydney's south-west.
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