Passed away at The Village Palms on Tuesday October 10, 2023, aged 71 years. Best Dad of Carolyn, and Granddad of Bertie and Matilda, loved brother of Linda, Mike, Jan, and the late Jenny, and excellent uncle of his nieces and nephews. A dear friend and colleague, sadly missed. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John Hodgen, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. At John’s instruction, a private cremation has taken place.