Condolences to Colin Moore's family (updated)
Colin Moore of Austin Rd tragically passed away on Friday 5 June
Well known author, columnist and outdoorsman Colin Moore tragically passed away before his time. We will miss Colin, a long time and popular Greenhithe resident. Our best wishes to Fran, Naivasha and Rupert.
Colin is known for his travel writing, having been travel editor at The Herald for many years, his books such as 'Take a Kid Outdoors' and his adventure articles and columns in Wilderness Magazine. His writing has been acknowledged in the Qantas Media Awards.
The funeral will be held on Thursday 11 June, 3pm at Dil's Schnapper Rock.
See NZ Herald article: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10577099
The notice reads:
"Moore. Colin Arthur. Died on Friday, 5 June 2009; Aged 63 as a result of an accident at Taupo Bay, having caught a feed of fish. Loved husband of Fran, best father in the whole wide universe to Rupert and Naivasha, and besotted companion of Bonnie. A Service to celebrate Colin's life will be held at the North Harbour Chapel of Dil's Funeral Services, 185 Schnapper Rock Road, Albany on Thursday, 11 June at 3pm. In lieu of flowers donations for a memorial bench to the Taupo Bay Progressive Association, RD1, Mangonui, Northland would be appreciated."
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