Pacific Meetings

Pacific Meetings give members in the Pacific region a chance to connect. They also are a valuable opportunity for North American members to attend and learn from professionals in another part of the world—often the new best practice or upcoming trend originates outside the U.S.!

2016 Pacific Group Meeting

May 12-15, 2016
Atura Hotel, Albury, New South Wales

Hosts will be Andrew and Pauline Harbick and Darren & Julie Eddy of Lester and Son, also in Albury. The Group meeting will include visitation to their new locaton in Wodonga which opened in February 2015. For more information, contact For direct hotel bookings, contact

August 12-14, 2016
Distinction Dunedin Hotel, Dunedin, NZ

Hosts will be Michael and Jannette Hope of Hope and Sons Limited. The Group meeting will include visitation to Hope and Sons Chapels and Crematorium on Aug. 14. For more information, contact For direct hotel bookings, contact Distinction Dunedin Hotel by email or call 64 3 455 5074. Reference reservation number DDH#2202.

Past Meetings

16–19 September 2015 - New Orleans, LA
28–31 May 2015 - Magnetic Island, Queensland, Australia
13–17 November 2014 - Australia Meeting, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
8–10 August 2014 - New Zealand Meeting, Braemar Lodge, Hanmer Springs, North Canterbury, South Island
7–10 November 2013 - Geelong, Victoria, Australia
1–2 July 2013 - Rarotonga, Cook Islands
9–12 May 2013 - Wagga Wagga, New South Wales
6–11 November 2012 - Burnie, Tasmania
3–5 August 2012 - Plymouth, New Zealand
8–11 March 2012 - Sydney, Australia

Pacific Group Contact

For more information about Selected's Pacific Group, please contact:

Donald Burstow, Pacific Group Chairman
T.S. Burstow Funerals Pty. Ltd., Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia
Telephone: 011-61-07-4636-9600