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Sandra (Sandy) Mary WAENGA

Wai-mana Chapel

On May 15, 2022, peacefully at home, surrounded by love, aged 70 years. Loved mum of Terri and Rick, and mother-in-law of Myles and Carol, treasured nana of Jesse and Adam, and great-nana of Lily. Much loved sister, and sister-in-law, adored aunty and great-aunty, and a great friend of many.

She lived her life to the fullest


Heartfelt thanks to the staff of Nurse Maude, the Oncology Department, and all the doctors, nurses, and medical staff who cared for Sandy. Messages may be addressed to The Family of the late Sandy Waenga, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cancer Society in memory of Sandy would be appreciated and may be made online at

A Celebration of Sandy’s life will be held in our Rangiora Chapel, Wai-mana, 92 Kippenberger Avenue, Rangiora, on Friday, May 20, at 2.30pm.

To watch a livestream of the service, please click here.