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Consultation on option to reform the Burial and Creation Act 1964 and related legislation

Following Cabinet approval, the Ministry of Health has formally commenced consultation on options to reform the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 and related legislation. This work follows the 2015 Law Commission report Death, Burial and Cremation: A new law for contemporary New Zealand, which made recommendations to modernise the law …

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How to prepare for your death

Even with the best wills in the world, many people leave behind a mess when they shuffle off this mortal coil. Paul Little explores how to get your affairs in order. You’re dead. What’s the worst that could happen? After all, before you ceased to be, you made a will, …

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