11 February 1961 – 4 January 2022. Passed away unexpectedly but peacefully, at Christchurch Hospital, in his 61st year. Dearly loved father of Henare, and Tamara, stepfather of Te Awe and Alf, Charlie and Sheena, Erin, Adam, and Ben. Dearly loved partner of Jo and great friend to her two daughters. Loved grandad to many. Dearly loved son of Gill and Wally, and the late Des, brother and brother-in-law of Carol and John, Chris and Will, and Raymond and Erica, uncle of Bridget, Susan, Thomas, Leigh, and Dominic. A loyal friend to Jude and so many others. The family would like to thank the team in the ICU at Christchurch Hospital and Westpac Rescue Helicopter for their amazing support. A Celebration of Michael’s life will be held at the Ferrymead Heritage Park in the Friendly Society Lodge Hall, on Friday, January 7, at 1.00pm. Vaccine passes are required for those over 12 years and 3 months.