Making up one half of Aotearoa New Zealand’s beloved Netflix docu-series duo: The Casketeers, Francis Tipene is a TV personality and funeral director with mana and heart. As the Chief of Operations at Tipene Funerals, Francis calls upon his own Māoritanga and family values to carry out meaningful and memorable send-offs for whānau. Meaningful and memorable are also two words one might use to describe his grid. A medley of family photos, behind the scenes shots and portraits of the beautiful Kaiora Tipene, the other half of The Casketeers. An advocate, compassionate communicator and skilled teacher of Māoritanga, Tipene holds a natural authority that provides integrity to campaigns and ambassadorship.