LANDER, Eleanor May (Ellie) nèe Craig

Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 14 August 2018, at Waipuna Hospice with her family at her side after a short but brave battle. Cherished wife of Simon, treasured Mum to Rachel and Sheri and much loved Grandma to Lila and Carter. Dearly loved daughter...... Read More


Surrounded by your loved ones God gently called you home on Tuesday 14th August. Dearly loved mother of Suzanne, Paul and Olwen and mother-in-law to Andy, loved grandmother of Kylie, Bradley and Byron and great grandmother to baby Jackson. Dear friend...... Read More

DUNCAN Richard Fraser (Dick)

Passed away on 13 August 2018 at Tauranga Hospital. Dearly loved Husband of Judy. Loved Father of Andrew and Karen, Sara, Kevin and Lily, and Paul. Adored Granddad by all of his 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. A service for Dick will be held...... Read More


Born 09/08/2003 Santiago Chile. Loved Son of Mark Loeffen and Veronica Romagnoli-Pfenniger. Loved and missed brother of Victoria and Dexter. Special grandson to Lalla. Sadly gone but will never be forgotten and will live on in our hearts. Happy gaming...... Read More

GILL; John David (David)

Peacefully in Tauranga on Monday 13th August 2018 aged 94 years. Dearly loved husband of Shirley and the late Noeline. Loved father of Jeff (dec.) and Paula. A service for David will be held at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, Gloucester Street Mount...... Read More

EDWARDS: Ngaire Margaret

Peacefully on August 11, 2018 at Hodgson House aged 96 years. Loved wife of the late Neville and mother and mother in law of Jill and Paul, Rae (deceased), Lyn and Allen. Loving nanna to Brent and Niki, Barry and Kylie, Bridget and Dave, Aleisha and...... Read More

NICHOLSON: Dawn (nee Scheuber)

Sadly passed away on Sunday 12th August 2018 aged 84. Dearly loved wife of Russell. Loved mother and mother in law of Paul and Lisa, Carol and Steve. Treasured nana of Lily, Ella, Katie, Cheyane and Caitlin. A service for Dawn will be held at Hillsdene...... Read More

PHILLIPS, Barry John (Bazza)

Passed away peacefully at Waipuna Hospice, Tauranga, on 12th August 2018. Dearly beloved husband of Judith. Loved father of Mark, and David. Loved father in law of Megan, and Natalie, and loved Poppa of Alex, Aden, and Siena. “Rest in Peace”....... Read More

HAMILTON, Phillip Newton

Passed away peacefully on 10 August 2018, with his precious family around him. Dearly loved and loving husband and best friend of Marta and much loved and loving father of Angela and Kahu, Claire and Dave, Grant and Jess, Phillipa and Chip. Loving Grandad...... Read More

KEMP, Thelma May (nee Fry)

Passed away peacefully August 10, 2018, in her 97th year, surrounded by her loving family. Dearly loved wife of the late Leslie. Much loved Mum of Bob and Jill, Graham and Sue. Loved Nana and Nanny of Terry, Tami, Todd, Wade, Paul and Tony and their...... Read More

Opinion Poll

What do you think about businesses rejecting people’s job applications if they have tattoos?

I think it’s fine. Companies should be able to do what is right for their business.
They shouldn’t be able to discriminate someone for having tattoos.
I guess it depends where the tattoo is.