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A Day in the Life: The Driver
Murray Ferris shares a day in his life as a celebrant and driver.
Funeralcare Magazine, September 2016
Embalmer Nick Evans talks to Justine Tyerman about his work at Evans Funeral Services.
Gisborne Herald, April 2016
Te Ao Hurihuri: Maori funerals in a changing world
Kay Paku ponders the tangi in a changing world.
Funeralcare Magazine, December 2014
The Value of a Funeral
Kay Paku is the winner of the 2013 FDANZ President’s Award writing competition. Her essay on the value of a funeral was published in Funeralcare magazine, and reprinted in ICCFA, the magazine of the US Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association.
Funeralcare Magazine, December 2013
State-of-the-art hearse gives choice
Holden or Ford? David Parker and Jim McIntosh take a look at the new state-of-the-art hearse.
Gisborne Herald Auotowatch, Match 2013
Conference time to reflect
Evans Funeral Services hosts the annual FDANZ conference.
Gisborne Herald, February 2013
Rain the challenge in Gisborne
Kay Paku looks at the challenges faced by the Gisborne community when rain closed the public cemetery for over four weeks.
Funeralcare Magazine, December 2012
Clear vote for cremation
More Gisborne people are choosing cremation over burial. Christine Boyce finds out why.
Gisborne Herald, January 2012
Livestreaming of services now available
Evans Funeral Services now offer livestreaming of services over the internet.
Gisborne Herald, November 2011
Ready to join large crew of embalmers
Evans Funeral Services have one of their embalmers on standby, ready to assist after the Christchurch earthquake.
Gisborne Herald, March 2011
Evans Funeral Services
An extensive profile of the people behind Evans Funeral Services.
Gisborne Herald, November 2010
Putting her life into death
Sophie Rishworth interviews Kay Paku, Gisborne’s first female funeral director.
Extensions underway at Evans
After more than 100 years at their Wi Pere Street location, Evans Funeral Services are extending their office building.
Gisborne Herals, July 2010
Some are forgotten, and all of them wait
The cremated remains of 1000 people await collection at Evans Funeral Services, and some of them have been waiting since 1959.
Gisborne Herald, September 2009
Till Death Do Us Part
You can't preserve life, but you can preserve the human body. The Gisborne Herald's Kristine Walsh wonders what is involved in the process of embalming, and whether it is something we all have to do.
Gisborne Herald, December 2007
East Coast Firm's Interesting History
A blast from the past: We look at Evans Funeral Services in the 1980s.
The NZ Funeral Director, December 1980
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