On October 6th, 2018, peacefully at Christchurch Hospital, after a long battle with an illness, surrounded by his family at age 67. Dearly loved husband of Dianne, loved and respected father of Rawiri, Amber, Pat, Dozer, Daisy, and his whangai Connor, and Missy. Special thanks to the hospital staff who helped care for him in his final moments and to Alfred, Joy and family for all of their ongoing support. Messages and flowers to the family of the late Wi can be sent to 67 Sutherland Drive, Kaiapoi. Details of where Wi will be lying, please contact Rawiri +6421979703. The Funeral Service for Wi will be held in our Westpark Chapel, 467 Wairakei Road, Burnside on Thursday, October 11th at 10.00am, followed by burial at Hororata Cemetery.