On 24 September 2018, peacefully at home.  Dearly loved son of the late Sarah and Jack Thornley.  Loved friend of the Lawrence family and a very close friend to many.  A service for Ray will be held at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church,...... Read More

HINTON, Owen Leslie (Owie)

A man of manners and an easy smile. It is with sadness that we tell of his passing on the 21st September 2018. Dearly loved husband of Helen, respected and treasured Dad of Marie and Andrew, the late Howie, Nick and Betsy, Kellie and Marty. Adored Papa...... Read More

RIRI, Jock

Passed away quietly on Sunday 23rd September 2018, surrounded by loved ones, aged 81. Jock will be laying at Terere marae, Opotiki until his funeral service on Tuesday 25th September at 11am followed by burial at Opotiki Public Cemetery, Waioeka Road,...... Read More

DEANE, Laurence John Rore Te Hurihanganui (Laurie)

On Sunday 23rd September 2018 peacefully at home surrounded by his family, having run the hardest marathon of his life.  Devoted, loving husband of Vicky.  Loved and treasured father and father in law of Elijah (James) and Tracey, Corey and...... Read More

MANDERSON, Rosalie Mary

Peacefully on Saturday 22 September 2018, late of Whakatane, formerly of Pahiatua. Loved wife of Ian. Loved Mother of Erin and Raewyn and loved Grandmother of Alyssa and Xavier. Loved daughter of George and Mary late of Balance Pahiatua, younger sister...... Read More

BILLINGHURST, Myrtle Margaret Louiesia

At Waipuna Hospice on 21 September 2018. Beloved wife and partner of Peter for 54 years. Devoted mother, grandma to her children and grandchildren. “At rest”. According to Myrtle’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.... Read More

Willison, Mary Una (nee Narbey)

23.5.1925 - 21.9.2018 (93) Dearly loved wife of Nicholas McKindley-Willison (dec). Loving mother and mother in law of Gail and Des Wenmoth, Barry and Bronwyn, Sue (dec), Diane and John. Grandmother of Wayne and Sharon, Karl and Vicki Wenmoth, Necia...... Read More

Davies, Kathleen Edith Rosalie (previously Board)

Peacefully on Saturday September 22, 2018 at Tauranga Hospital. Much loved mother of Julie and Jennifer and mother in law of Graeme and Evan. Loved grandmother of Rebecca, Scott and Rory and great grandmother of Aidan, Siena, Skye and Zella. Another...... Read More

CRAIG, Michelle (nee Tattle)

25/10/1963 – 18/09/2018. It is with great sorrow that our beautiful soul has passed peacefully away, after a fierce and courageous battle that she fought so bravely. Soul mate, best friend and wife to Leath. The most cherished mother of Alyssa,...... Read More

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Who or what is to blame for all the crashes on the roads of late?

Drivers in general
The roads
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