Why are funerals so expensive?
Thursday 6 Sep 2012 5:25 p.m.
Funerals can be expensive affairs - $9000 is an average figure in New Zealand - but why does it cost so much?
Most of us don't ask questions, we just do what we've seen done before - we engage a funeral director and more or less leave it to them.
So Campbell Live’s John Selwood has asked the questions we might be too sad, too busy, too shy… or too dead to ask ourselves.
Watch the video.