Died peacefully at his home in Te Puna on November 17, 2017. A loved father, koro, brother and uncle. Funeral to be held on Monday 20th November at Poututerangi Marae, Pitua Rd, Te Puna at 11am. Contact 0210481912. Read More

DE LUCA Michael John (Mike).

On 15 November 2017, after a short illness. A very special loved and loving husband, best friend, and soul mate of 30 years, of Nolene (nee Howe). Adored father and father-in-law of Julie and Mark Clothier, Sharon De Luca and Garry Christofferson. Wonderful,... Read More

SCOTT, Florence Jean

(known as Fawn) (nee Cooke) Passed away in her 95th year on Thursday 16th November 2017 peacefully with family by her side at Hodgson House, Tauranga. Beloved wife of the late Jack, loved mother and mother in law of Catherine, Leslie and Val. Much loved... Read More

HARRIS James Samuel (Jim)

Peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday 15th November 2017; aged 76 years. Much loved husband of Val. Loved and respected dad to Daniel, Stephen and Paul. Loving grandfather of 10. A celebration of Jim's life will be held in the chapel of Willetts... Read More

SPARGO Gaye Lorraine (Brine).

On Wednesday 15th November 2017 peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends. Much loved wife of Steve Brine. Mother of Tysh Hubbard, stepmother to Jonathon, daughter of Joan and the late Noel. Daughter in law of Joy and Rendell Brine. Sister... Read More

PERRY, Nancy Eileen

Peacefully at Golden Pond Private Hospital On Tuesday 14th November 2017, aged 87 years. Beloved wife of the late Jim. Loved mother of Maurice, Christine and Alan. Loved grandmother and great grandmother. Loved Aunty to many of the Finucane's.... Read More

SHANNON, Allan Rodney Bernard

Suddenly at Auckland Hospital on Wednesday 15th November 2017.Much loved partner of Jan Robison and loved husband of the late Karen. Devoted father of Abby, Blair, Dane and Ricci. Loving Grandad of Skylah, Mia and Elise. Much respected... Read More

MUIR George James (Hori)

7/5/1918-12/11/2017 Passed away peacefully at Te Puke Country Lodge, surrounded by family. Dearly loved husband for 72 years of Valmai (nee Bishoprick). Loved father and father in law of George (deceased), Ramsay and Lorraine, Alec and Sue, Margaret... Read More

FISHER Beverley Dawn (Bev)

On 12 November 2017, peacefully at Cedar manor, aged 80 years. Much loved wife of the late Bruce, dearly loved mum of Lance, Shane, Bryce and Marina, mother-in-law of Amanda, Kathy, Adrienne and Ian, loving gran to Katie, Alex, Kristie, Kirk, Ryan, Logan... Read More

DOGGETT, John Douglas

Died suddenly at home.  Beloved and devoted husband and best friend to Gwen.  Loved father and father in law to Robyn and Linden Hunt, David and Kirsty and Shirley and Butch Waterhouse.  Proud and loving Poppa to 10 grandchildren and 16... Read More

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On the ’Bird Walk’, Katikati looking over the Uretara stream to the Kaimai ranges. Photo: Glenice McDonald.

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