In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful

Truly! To Allah we belong and truly, to Him we shall return” (Sura 2: 156)

It is one of the rights of a Muslim over another Muslim that he should visit his grave.
-Imam Ja’fer As-Sadiq (A.S.)

Islamic Ahlulbayt Foundation of New Zealand provides the community with comprehensive funeral and burial services. Our facilities and services include:

  • A van with a coffin to transport the body from the hospital or home to our Centre (for Ghusl and prayers) and then to the cemetery for burial
  • A fully equipped and functioning Ghusl Room with specific essentials such as soap without perfume, Camphor, Sidr, white cotton material (Kafan), clean hot water, towels, etc.
  • A team of trained and dedicated brothers and sisters to perform Ghusl with highest level of privacy, purity, and hygiene
  • Burial arrangements and services
  • IAFONZ plots at Manukau Memorial Gardens for the burial of our Marhoomeen
  • Centre facilities available for hire to hold Fateha, Quran Khaani, and Majalis for Marhoomeen. Please click here for more information regarding private events:

Death and Funeral

When a death occurs, please contact one of the following members of our team, who will guide you through the process:

  • Br. Abu Murtuza +64 274 813 912
  • Sr. Fazilat +64 21 108 7176
  • Sr. Huma +64 21 226 4546


IAFONZ has burial plots available at Manukau Memorial Gardens.

All community members are welcome to secure a pre-purchased burial plot, of their choice, for their loved ones.

Please hurry if you are interested to purchase a burial plot as prices are increasing every year in July.

Special current price for IAFONZ: Each plot is NZ $4,133.00

For payment options and selections, please contact:

  • Sr. Fazilat +64 21 108 7176 or
  • Sr. Sakina +64 21 242 2222