(of Hanmer Springs, formerly Patearoa, Central Otago): Died peacefully on Thursday 21st , January, 2021 at the Karadean Court Rest Home, Oxford. Dearly loved father of Roger, and the late Mark, father-in-law of Leslie, much loved Poppa of Sarah, and Jake (USA), close friend of Joan, and Elaine, and a fun uncle of all his nieces and nephews. Grateful thanks to the staff at Karadean for the care and kindness given to David in his last days. Messages may be sent c/o J.Vowles, PO Box 94, Hanmer Springs 7334. A private cremation has been held. A gathering to celebrate David’s life will be held at his home in Hanmer Springs on Friday, 12th February, 2021 at 4.00 pm, and also in the Maniototo at a later date.