Customs Information on all New Zealand deliveries 0

Dear New Zealand customers,

Please note that there will be additional charges for our products upon entry to New Zealand.  

The amount payable to New Zealand Customs will be 15% GST of purchase price and NZ$49.24 (GST incl.) entry fee. 

Freight company's administration fee NZ$33.00 (GST incl.) and storage fee (if applicable) NZ$22.00 (GST incl.) per day.

It is important to monitor your consignment and pay these fees promptly so as to avoid any unnecessary storage charges. The freight company will generally notify you as soon as your consignment arrives in New Zealand. We will endeavor to do the same.

Thank you for reading this news. 


  • Bud Manthey

Shipping charges and price changes 0

Dear valued customers,
We are carrying out website maintenance on Thursday 4 August 2016 to include our new pricing. All of our shipping Australia wide is now FREE. To make the ordering process simpler for our valued customers, we have incorporated some of our shipping cost into the price of our Memorial Rock. The average cost of Australian shipping and our heavy duty packaging is between $100 to $200 depending on destination. We have decided to absorb a portion of freight costs to retain the affordability of our product while allowing us to continue to improve the quality, workmanship and range of our products.
Another piece of good news, we are now ready to accept orders from New Zealand. For a flat shipping fee of $150 we are able to deliver to New Zealand via TNT. Please contact Bud on 0413 770 272 for more information.
Kind regards,
Memorial Rocks Australia team
  • Bud Manthey

Bee Sting for Friday the Doglet 0

We were Driving to Kooralbyn Yesterday to do a delivery and our little Girl had to pee.... so we pulled over and of course She had to get stung by a BEE . We keep going but just after Beaudesert She crawled onto My lap while I was driving and I saw She was having a reaction !! Big welts and swelling and sad eyes it was very scary . So back to Beaudesert ( at a million miles an hour) and a $ 200.oo Vet visit. The risk of suffocating is quite real, apparently. But all turned out OK smile emoticon
  • Bud Manthey

Facebook has really helped people find a solution: Memorial Rocks. 0

I'm amazed at how a few facebook promotions have changed everything. So many people are now aware of our product and are sharing with others.Thank You for sharing. All the Best Bud.

  • Bud Manthey

Is Cremation OK for Christians ? I found this interesting article. 0

Is cremation proper for Christians?
The Scriptures do not present any basic objection to the practice of cremation.

There are Biblical accounts relating that the bodies or bones of dead people were burned. (Josh. 7:25; 2 Chron. 34:4, 5) This may have indicated that those people did not seem to merit a decent burial. But what amounted to cremation did not always carry such a meaning.

We can see this from the account of the death of King Saul and his three sons. The four of them died battling the Philistines. One of the sons was Jonathan, the good friend and loyal supporter of David. When valiant Israelites living in Jabesh-gilead learned what had happened, they recovered the four bodies, burned them, and then buried the bones. David later praised those Israelites for their actions.—1 Sam. 31:2, 8-13; 2 Sam. 2:4-6.

The Scriptural hope for the dead is the resurrection—God’s restoration of the person to life. Whether a dead person is cremated or not, Jehovah is not limited in his ability to restore the person to life with a new body. The three faithful Hebrews who faced death in a fiery furnace as ordered by King Nebuchadnezzar did not need to fear that if they were thus destroyed, God could not resurrect them. (Dan. 3:16-18) That was also true of faithful servants of Jehovah who faced death and subsequent cremation in Nazi concentration camps. Various loyal servants of God have perished in explosions or in other ways that left no trace of their remains. Still, their resurrection is assured.—Rev. 20:13.

Jehovah does not have to reassemble a person’s former body in order to resurrect him. That is shown by God’s resurrecting anointed Christians to heavenly life. Like Jesus, who was “made alive in the spirit,” anointed Christians are resurrected as the same person but with a spiritual body. No part of their former physical body accompanies them to heaven.—1 Pet. 3:18; 1 Cor. 15:42-53; 1 John 3:2.

Our hope in the resurrection rests, not on what might be done with the physical corpse, but on faith in God’s ability and desire to fulfill his promises. (Acts 24:15) Granted, we may not fully comprehend how God has performed the miracle of resurrection on past occasions or how he will do so in the future. Still, we put our trust in Jehovah. He has provided “a guarantee” by resurrecting Jesus.—Acts 17:31; Luke 24:2, 3.

Christians do well to take into consideration social norms, local sentiments, and legal requirements regarding the disposition of dead bodies. (2 Cor. 6:3, 4) Then, whether the body of a deceased person is to be cremated or not is a personal or family decision.

My Diploma in Counselling 0

Despite being as busy as I am I've taken on studies in Counselling ...Diploma level. I've really enjoyed this so far and hope it will help in giving support for the those Who are suffering the loss of a loved one.