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Rawiri (John) David PATU


On Tuesday, September 5, 2023, peacefully at Rosewood Rest Home, aged 81 years. Loved husband of Mary, loved father and grandfather, loved and respected by the students of Okinawa-Te Aranui, avid dog lover. A special thanks to the staff at Christchurch Hospital, and at Rosewood for their care and professionalism. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late John Patu, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. As were John’s wishes, a private cremation has been held.