What you need to do when someone dies
An overview of what you might need to do after the death of a loved one.
Find out about these steps and more on the Te Hokinga ā Wairua website.
What to do in the first days
- Let the authorities know
- Take time off work
- Know the costs involved and how to reduce them
- Look for a will
- Organise the funeral and burial or cremation
What to do in the following weeks
- Register the death
- See if you can get financial help
What to do in the following months
- Sort out their finances and execute the will