Unfortunately funds cannot be released from any managed fund investment product to pay the funeral bill. This includes any KiwiSaver funds held. However if the deceased person holds a Westpac life insurance policy, it may be possible to have the policy make an immediate payment to cover the funeral costs.

Find out more about Deceased Estates here.

Things you should know.

Terms conditions, exclusions and limits apply and more detail can be found in the Term Cover policy document. Any payment is subject to your claim being accepted.