HEAYS, Craig William (Lips)

Tragically in Waiotahe on Monday 18th February 2019 aged 44 years. Beloved soulmate of Liz and adored dad of Bree. Dearly loved son of Lorrayne and Tony. Much loved brother of Tracy, Rachelle, Daniel and the late Jason, and loved brother in law of Kelly...... Read More

McCALLUM, Malcolm (Mac)

On Sunday 17th February 2019, suddenly at Whakatane Hospital surrounded by family, aged 66 years. Loved husband of Dorothy. Loved dad and mate of Heidi and Terry, Brooke and Gareth ; and Felix and Lily, loved poppa of Jade and Jed. In accordance with...... Read More

BYRNE, Robert Norman (Bob)

M.B.E, JP. Regtl No 627110, 22nd Battalion, J Force. On Sunday 17th February 2019; in his 95th year. Loved husband of the late Yvonne. Loved and loving partner of Gaye. Loved and respected father and father inlaw of Perry and Jean, Tony and Trish (dec),...... Read More

GYENGE, George (Gyorgy).

12th February 2019. Dearly loved Husband of Jan. Adored Dad of Emma, Simon & his fiancée Natalie. George’s service will be held at Tauranga Park, 383 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga, on Wednesday 20th February at 2.00pm.  Messages to the Gyenge...... Read More

JESSOP, Warwick Dawson

Peacefully after a short illness in Tauranga, on Thursday 14th February 2019 aged 84 years. Dearly loved husband of Chris. Much loved father and father in law of John and Julie, and Robert. Grandpa to Bronwyn, William, and Mathew. Special thanks to...... Read More

HENNINGS, Juanita Leigh

Passed away at Tauranga Hospital on 14 February after a battle bravely fought. Aged 67. Loved wife of Von and Mother of Leesa, Angela, Trudi and Bianca. Grandmother of 18 and great-grandmother of 7. A service for Juanita will be held at Changepoint...... Read More


Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 12th February 2019 at Bernadette Life Care Mount Maunganui in her 98th year. Dearly loved wife of the late Stan. Special and very loved Mum of Jean, Jeff, Patricia and their families. An amazing Nana and wee nan of...... Read More

LEHMAN, Constance Mary

7 December 1951 - 8 February 2019 A service to celebrate Constance’s life will be held at Olive Tree Cottage, 247 Joyce Road, Tauranga on Thursday, 14th February at 12:30pm. May we sweep the heaviness from our hearts. May our weeping pass. May...... Read More

FLETCHER, (Dawn) Roma Anne

On Sunday, 10th February 2019 at Tauranga Hospital. Dearly loved wife of the late Arthur Harry. Loved mother of Bruce, Ron, Trevor and Heidi. Much loved grandmother and great grandmother. Sadly missed by all. A service for Dawn will be held at Woodhill,...... Read More

MACNAMARA, Laurel (Dawn)

Passed away unexpectedly but peacefully on Sunday 10 February 2019 in the Tauranga Hospital aged 84 years. Dearly loved wife of the late Donald Wallace Macnamara. She is survived by her two children; her son Noel and wife Sheryl, her grandchildren Drew...... Read More

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