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Francis and Kaiora Tipene are the passionate proprietors of Tipene Funerals. This is a unique opportunity to look behind the scenes of their business and into this little-explored but vital service, where our culture's last taboo is being addressed with dignity and aroha.

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    • Saturday 13 Jan

    PGR New Series: Francis and Kaiora Tipene are the passionate proprietors of Tipene Funerals. Go behind the scenes of their business, where our culture's last taboo is addressed with dignity and aroha.

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      • Saturday 13 Jan

      PGR New Series: Francis and Kaiora Tipene are the passionate proprietors of Tipene Funerals. Go behind the scenes of their business, where our culture's last taboo is addressed with dignity and aroha.

      • Saturday 3 Feb

      PGR A close member of the Tipene whanau passes away and Francis is tasked with organising the tangi. Elsewhere a young mother is tragically taken, and her grieving family want to spend one last night with her.

      • Saturday 20 Jan

      PGR A beloved composer and teacher returns from Australia for burial at home in Aotearoa, and Francis struggles to let go of the reins when his newest Funeral Director leads a funeral on her own.

      • Saturday 27 Jan

      PGR While Francis' right hand woman Fiona is busy with an emotional Tongan funeral, Francis fumes over missing biscuits and upsets his wife Kaiora with an unwise business decision.

      • Saturday 10 Feb

      PGR The team prepare to send a Niuean fisherman back to his homeland, while struggling with a very busy day at the office. Elsewhere, Francis attempts to get his health back on track.

      • Saturday 17 Feb

      G Season Final. Francis wants to put on a show for the local rest home. Meanwhile when a young relative tragically passes on; Francis, Kaiora and their children all help to prepare a beautiful farewell.