Family Notice - Deaths

KOWHAI, Herby. Passed away suddenly, 13 May 2018. Loved husband of Sonya. Treasured father of Rangi, Moana and James; Matariki and Esta; Te Rina and Lando; Alex and Taryn. Special Dad to Fiona and Ngati; Riwai. Adored Papa to Brigham, Trent, Georgia, Tanetoa, Matiria, Ava, Alicia, Inia, Iraia, Ace, Jed and Awhina. Friend to Tangi, Alec, Campbell and Ruby. A respected teacher and rugby coach who nurtured so many. Evening services held 6pm at 15 Hospital Road. Funeral service 1.30pm, Thursday, May 17, at Evans Chapel, followed by burial at Taruheru Cemetery. "Our hearts are broken Herby, who will play the guitar for us now?"