Our family caring for yours

Shone & Shirley owners Alastair & Emma Hebberd with daughter Charlotte

At Shone & Shirley we put your needs first.
We care for your loved ones as if they were our own

"We understand how important family is. We are here to support you and assist in every way we can at a time of great  transition for you and your family. Our dedicated and professional staff are available 24 hours a day to answer your questions and help you to prepare to say goodbye to your loved one." - Alastair Hebberd
As Nelson's longest-serving funeral home, Est.1862, we have the experience to provide you with any type of farewell you can imagine, in any style whether it be traditional or contemporary. From small and intimate private ceremonies to large public ones, we have the resources to put your desires in place and create a special and memorable occasion that will  help you begin the healing process. We know that the smallest details are important and the extra service we give makes the difference.

"You were all very helpful, patient and  compassionate. I don't believe anything could have been done better to support us.  Service was excellent".


Modern Premises

Shone & Shirley has a modern private reception room where you and your family can meet our staff.

Record your Wishes

A pre-arranged funeral ensures a meaningful farewell that transforms your wishes into reality.

Lasting Tributes

Headstones and memorials are a beautiful and lasting tribute for those who have passed on, providing a link ...

Watch Anywhere

Live Streaming can be organised to enable a funeral to be broadcast anywhere in the world.

Our Staff

Our staff are kind and caring. They feel honoured to assist you in your time of grief and will do everything they can to help during your time of grief.


Making use of a well-established funeral trust is a good way of securing piece of mind. 

I personally felt your staff were kind and sensitive, nothing seemed to be a bother. There was always a feeling they were genuine and sincere.  I will always, along with my family, be extremely grateful".

Shone & Shirley Funeral Directors

164 Tahunanui Drive



PH 03 546 5700 (24 Hrs)

Email: funerals@shoneandshirley.com

© Shone & Shirley 2020