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Peter (Pete) Harold TYSON


On February 24, 2022, with family by his side, passed away at Merivale Retirement Village after a very short illness, aged 65 years. Dearly loved partner of Caroline, much loved dad of Kate, and David, and father-in law of Josh.  Beloved Poppa of Imogen, and Ollie. Loved son of the late Tom and Pat, loved brother of Jane, Tom, John and the late Leigh.


Funny, green-fingered, irreverent, kind – Pete was never one to do things by halves, and will be sorely missed by his family and friends’


Sincere thanks to the Oncology and Palliative Care Teams at Christchurch Hospital, and to the staff at Merivale Retirement Village for their compassionate care of Pete and his family. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Pete Tyson, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. Due to current restrictions on large gatherings, Pete’s service will be private, with invitations personally extended by his family. If wishing to attend, or make contact with Pete’s family, please email

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