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Newman, Rex Colin

Peacefully at home, September 23, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. A hugely devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be sadly missed and will be in our hearts forever. Please join us in celebrating Rex's life at 2pm, Tuesday September... Read More

CAIRNS, Thomas (Tom)

On Friday 22nd September 2017 at Tauranga Hospital. Aged 80 years. Dearly loved and devoted husband of Betty.  Loved and treasured father and father-in-law of Jennifer and Jeff, Alan and Jenny.   Proud Poppa of Joel, Briony, Holly, Keely,... Read More

BETTJEMAN, Bessie Rebie

Passed away peacefully on 23rd September 2017, aged 91. Dearly loved wife of the late Ron Bettjeman and the late Colin Stewart.  Loved mother and mother-in-law of Colette and Brian, Gary and Di, Peter and Wendy, and Cy and Maria.  Loved grandmother... Read More

HOOPER, Thomas Alva (Tom)

A memorial service for Tom will be held at 2pm, Saturday September 30 at Pyes Pa Memorial Park Chapel, 403 Pyes Pa Road, Tauranga.   Read More

RICHARDS, Mervyn Thomas

Passed away at Tauranga Hospital on 14th September 2017, aged 79 years. Much loved husband of Pam, and Dad of Craig and Lynne. ‘Grandad Merve' to his adored grandchildren Jacob, Noah, Indira, Brooke and Pyper. According to Merv's wishes,... Read More

WALLACE, Brian Andrew (Wally)

16 September 2017, aged 69 years young. Loved friend of Noeleen and loved father of Dean and Laurence, Karen and Andrew MacCormick, Amy and Matthew Lyttle and his four grandchildren. Thanks to staff at Northland Hospice, Cairnfield House, Dr. March,... Read More

POMARE, Madeline

(‘Matakino') (nee Richards) At Tauranga Hospital on 20th September 2017 with whanau at her side; just one day before her 79th birthday. Loved daughter of the late Selwyn and Teamo Richards, and loved sister of Peter, Dick and her deceased... Read More

ASKIN, Keith

Passed away 19 September 2017, aged 70. Dearly loved husband and best mate of Linda. Admired and loved father of Stephen and Stewart, stepdad of Gina and dad-n-law to Shelly and Lynette. Love to Grandad from your Grandchildren. “We all love you... Read More

STOCKMAN, Pareteuaha (Bonnie)

Passed away peacefully on Monday 18th September.  Beloved wife of Tureiti, precious mother of Ngarutahora, Ngakumama (Ponto),  and Kenneth.  Proud Nan to her many mokopuna.  Resting at Waikari Marae, Matapihi, until her funeral at... Read More

LABRUM, Kenneth Edward

Passed away at home after a long illness.  Aged 79 years.  Dearly loved husband and best friend of Annette.  Loved dearly by his children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brother, sister, nieces and nephews.  According to Ken's... Read More

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