Passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday 19 October 2019 aged 70 years.

Loved partner of Karen. Loving father of Violet, Matene, John James and adored koro to his mokopuna.

John will lie at Te Whakaki Marae where his funeral service will be held on Tuesday 22 October 2019 at 11am followed by interment in the Whakaraapaki Urupa.