The Casketeers: Season 3

The Casketeers: Season 3

The Casketeers: Season 3

Third season of the docu-series following Francis and Kaiora Tipene of Tipene Funerals, a sparsely-known but culturally important funeral parlor in Auckland's Onehunga. The Casketeers follows the stories of individual deaths and bereaved families, the trials and triumphs of running a business, traditional funeral and grief practices, and the quirks of the Tipenes and their staff.

A hit show locally in New Zealand, The Casketeers has been released internationally on Netflix.

2020New Zealand

Streaming (1 Provider)


Episode 1

Francis and Kaiora juggle the newest member of their team as they care for a well loved sportsman who dies suddenly and a brave father arranging his own funeral.


Episode 2

Francis plans his biggest surprise yet for Kaiora on their wedding anniversary. Meanwhile, Kaiora arranges a special funeral with a procession of Harleys.


Episode 3

Francis and Kaiora take a road trip to his home marae and we are gifted a rare glimpse of the three day tangihanga process, as his dear Aunty is laid to rest.


Episode 4

Kaiora is confronted by a very special case and a Returned Serviceman receives a gun salute at his funeral. Meanwhile, Francis is obsessed with the chapel reaching new heights of perfection.


Episode 5

Nona convinces the staff to try zumba for a good cause. An elderly woman delays her own funeral and Francis is surprised by a glamorous family breaking traditions on the marae.


Episode 5

Francis grapples with who is his number one amongst the staff. A loved mother passes away at home and one of Francis' cousins says goodbye to the neighbour who raised her as her own


Episode 7

Nona farewells a close family member and the youngest daughter of ten organises her father's funeral. Meanwhile, Francis goes to great lengths to tidy the office.


Episode 8

Francis tries to introduce healthy work practices, but gets in way over his head. A woman returns home to one of the most sacred mountains in Māoridom and Denise helps a family farewell their beloved... MORE father.