Glover, Heather Cynthia

Passed away at Bob Owens Retirement Village on 20th February 2017. Loved and respected wife of the late George for 57 years. Much loved Mother and mother in law of Brian and Susan, Ian, Raewyn and Michael, and Kevin and Debbie. Loved and special Nana... Read More

PRONK, Nicolaas (Nick)

Passed away 21st February 2017, in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Nora, devoted father to Fred and Anna, Wilco and Donna. Treasured Opa to Anneke and Jacob, Nicholas, Madison, Reece and Grayson. ‘A hard fought battle, but now at peace.'... Read More

THOMAS, David Jeffrey

THOMAS, David Jeffrey  Tragically on February 18, 2017. Much loved husband and soulmate of Annalise. Loved and cherished Dad of Danielle and Alexia. We love you and miss you heaps. A celebration of David's life will be held at 10:30am on Thursday... Read More

HOLMES, Grant Garsdale

HOLMES, Grant Garsdale. 19 December 1951 – 16 February 2017. Grant fought with dignity, a long and courageous battle with cancer, for he had a lot to live for. He passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones at home. Treasured and caring... Read More

NICHOLAS, Josephine Te Irirangi

NICHOLAS, Josephine Te Irirangi. Passed away 16 February 2017.  Wonderful wife of the late William Edward Nicholas.  Treasured mother and mother in law of Sammy and Alma Emery, Tangihaere and the late Dennis Te Aute, Bill and Gina, Pop and... Read More

GEE, Roger Stirling

Passed away peacefully at home February 15, 2017 aged 76. Much loved husband of Francesca. Loved Dad of Trish and Rich Hoit. Resting in peace A celebration of Roger's life will be held at 1pm on Saturday, February 18, at Evans Road Community Church,... Read More

PATERSON, Leslie Gordon (Les)

PATERSON, Leslie Gordon (Les). On Monday 13th February 2017 at Althorp Private Hospital, Tauranga. Our much loved Les has now found peace.  Loving and treasured husband of Brenda. Loving father and father- -in-law to sons Jeffrey and Julie, Mark... Read More

WEIR, David Nowell (Dapper)

14-9-1945 - 10-2-2017. Died peacefully after a short battle with cancer aged 71years. Loved husband of Sandra, father and father-in-law to Jo and Hamish, Angie and Adam, Tony and Donna, Jo and Ray and Granda to his 11 grandchildren. Many thanks to the... Read More

NEWTON, Maurice

NEWTON, Maurice.  12.03.29 - 13.02.17. One of the most irritating, irrational, irresponsible, irredeemable men in the world, but at the same time, irresistible and irreplaceable and much loved by Jan (Janet), Kaye and Terry, Anne, Victoria, Jason,... Read More

STEVENS, John Sydney

On 13 February 2017, suddenly at his home. Treasured husband, dad and gampa. The Tangi will be held at the Poututerangi Marae, Te Puna. John's funeral service will be held at the Marae tomorrow (Thursday), at 11am. Communication to the Stevens... Read More

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