In the News
Legacy's gifting programme is often profiled in the local media and you can read more about specific Legacy donations on the Legacy Trust website.
PRESS RELEASE - 4 SEPTEMBER 2007
Funeral Director leaves a lasting Legacy to his community Funeral director Gregory Brownless surprised the Tauranga public last night when he announced that he is gifting his funeral business, valued at being worth more than one million dollars, to the Tauranga community.
Driven by his longstanding desire to give something back to his community, Mr. Brownless has gifted the business – now named Legacy Funerals - to the newly established registered charitable trust, Legacy Funeral Trust.
PRESS RELEASE - 22 DECEMBER 2015
With the ongoing growth and expansion of the Papamoa region fuelled by residential subdivisions, commercial developments and completion of the Tauranga Eastern link there is increasing demand for local amenities to support the growing Papamoa community.
To support this growth, Legacy Funerals have recently purchased 3,400m2 site on the corner of Ashley Place and Te Okuroa Drive, Papamoa.
PRESS RELEASE - 20 MARCH 2017
Four Western Bay of Plenty organisations had extra reason to celebrate the opening of Legacy's new funeral home at Papamoa.
At the official opening ceremony Legacy Trust gifted $25,000 to Waipuna Hospice; with Papamoa Surf Lifesaving Club, Mount Maunganui Lifeguard Service and Papamoa College each receiving $10,000.
PRESS RELEASE - 28 JULY 2017
The recently opened Legacy Gardens at Papamoa has added to Legacy Funeral's already impressive array of venues.
Legacy has three dedicated funeral venues – Tauranga Park, the historic Woodhill building, and now Papamoa's Legacy Gardens. Services can also be held at any church or alternative venue.