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Our media page features regular updates and information on our latest news, press releases, White Papers, current research, business articles and company innovations.

The perfect choice for Aunty Jean

The Chester family came to us with an idea that they wanted an Expression Coffin for their beloved Aunty that reflected her love of New Zealand. Our Lake Wanaka design was just what they were looking for.   “My Aunty Jean was from the South Island and loved the...

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A special coffin for a local hero [video]

We were very proud and honoured to see one of our special Expression Coffin designs on the televised funeral of local hero and police officer Senior Constable Brett Forte recently. Senior Constable Forte was posthumously presented with...

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A grave mistake: How would you handle this?

True story: A huge blunder occurred in the Austrian town of Weiz which involved two dead pensioners A male, 90, was due to be cremated when the family asked for a last-minute viewing When they went to see him, they saw someone else; an unrelated 86-year-old man Their...

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Is this the perfect baby casket?

The ‘Baby Crib’ from our Return to Sender line of coffins is a beautiful option for families who have lost a special child. Its gently curved shape makes it easy to cradle and gives the casket a soft, rounded look. It is made from sustainably harvested plywood and the...

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Latest 3D printing assisting in mortuary

A funeral home in Beijing has introduced three-dimensional printing to restore disfigured faces. The Babaoshan Funeral Home has resorted to 3D printing to reconstruct disfigured facial features or skulls of the deceased who suffered severe damage in accidents, the...

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Top 5 regrets of the dying

A palliative nurse who has counselled the dying in their last days has revealed the most common regrets we have at the end of our lives. And among the top, from men in particular, is 'I wish I hadn't worked so hard'. Bronnie Ware is an Australian nurse who spent...

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Look for the ‘Expression’ sticker

Our gold logo sticker on the toe end of each Expression Coffin, is your guarantee that you are buying the original, patented, Australian made product. We have superstars like Melissa on our team, who are passionate about keeping our standards of workmanship at the...

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“Dad loved the islands…”

We're proud that Expression Coffins help make funerals more meaningful for families... “Dad loved cruises, especially the islands. Him and mum had been on more than 20 cruises in their life together. In their early cruising days, they spent a lot of time on the...

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Inside the mind of a successful Manager [infographic]

An effective manager isn’t tyrannical. They don’t command unnecessarily, micromanage or instil fear. A successful manager can be approachable, amicable and even downright compassionate. These managers lead teams of satisfied employees, which reduces turnover and...

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Meeting the Deputy PM

Ashton’s Chief Executive Officer Rohan Kerr recently met the Deputy Prime Minister the Hon Barnaby Joyce MP, at a function in Brisbane. The often serious and uncompromising Minister was relaxed and good-humoured at the event. Rohan had a detailed conversation with the...

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