• Peter George McAlister Imrie (5493), aged 89 5 February 2024

    Peter was the only child of William and Isabella Imrie.

    He attended Cathedral Grammar, followed by Christ鈥檚 College and studied Civil Engineering at Canterbury University. He then gained a scholarship for post graduate studies in the UK.

    Peter travelled there with his wife Joan (nee McFarlane) before moving to Canada for work.

    He returned to Auckland in 1962 and joined KRTA (Kingston Reynolds Thom and Allardice), an engineering and architecture firm. Here he became a senior partner and continued his career there until retirement.

    The job moved the family to the Hutt Valley for many years and then back to Auckland in the late 70s.

    In the 80s, Peter started specialising in geothermal power stations and this work had him travelling back and forth to Asia.

    He was a keen cricketer in his younger years, then tennis and finally golf became his preferred pastime.

    Upon retiring, he worked at a gentler pace, firstly at the John Leech Gallery owned by close friends, computerising the business and creating accounting systems. And then later applying similar skills at his son-in-law鈥檚 TV production company, Cream Media.

    During these years, Peter also had a long-term affiliation with Senior Net, sharing his considerable computing knowledge.

    Always a family man, he was committed to his beloved wife, Joan, who slipped away at the end of September 2023. Peter died peacefully four months later on February 5 2024.

    He is survived by his daughters, Jo and Rachael, and beloved grandchildren Molly and Ned. His youngest daughter, Brigid, sadly died in 1998.

  • Douglas Charles Neale (8260), aged 69 24 December 2023

    Douglas Charles Neale, aged 69. Beloved son of Ian (3666) and Ngaire (both deceased). Much loved brother of Richard (7599), Andrew (8393), Diana and Jenny, and sadly missed by family and friends. Douglas was cremated on 24 December 2023 at Nelson and a private service has been held.

  • Sir Timothy William Wallis (6095), aged 85 17 October 2023

    A pioneer in the deer recovery industry who became a leading deer farmer, Sir Tim was passionate about aviation and later created the renowned Warbirds Over W膩naka.

    Son Jonathan attributed his father鈥檚 successes to a single-minded determination to build a business that he also enjoyed.

    鈥淗e fundamentally loved aviation and had a huge respect for deer, and I think the combination of the two established what his course might look like. He tended to look for opportunities as they arose, and he was always involved in things that he wanted to do and people he wanted to do it with.鈥

    Despite his financial successes, he was not driven by wealth creation.

    鈥淚 think he was more of an opportunist than a capitalist, certainly an entrepreneur,鈥 Jonathan said. 鈥淚f he鈥檇 done something, and it hadn鈥檛 been hugely financially successful, but he鈥檇 had a good time doing it, then that was still a success for him.鈥

    Sir Tim grew up in Greymouth and attended Christ鈥檚 College, in Christchurch. He began flying helicopters in the 1960s.

    He was partly paralysed in his left leg in a helicopter crash in 1998, but continued his flying career until a crash in a Spitfire, in W膩naka, in 1996, during which he suffered a brain injury.

    That changed the course of his life, but he adapted very well, for someone who had been so independent previously, Jonathan said.

    鈥淗e was incapacitated in terms of his ability to run and drive the business, but Dad was a fantastic father and a lot of his personality traits remained entirely intact.鈥

    The devastatingwho died in helicopter crashes three months apart in 2018, was not something Sir Tim probably fully digested, he said.

    While he was knighted in 1994 for services to deer farming, export and the community, Sir Tim only saw himself as 鈥淭im鈥, Jonathan said.

    鈥淗e鈥檚 had a huge impact on the deer industry as well as the aviation sector but I think his legacy is that, with everything he did, he kept his feet on the ground and was seen by everyone as just Tim.

    鈥淚 think that鈥檚 the mark of him. He never saw himself as doing anything that was too far beyond normal. His legacy is that he was a very kind man and very humble.鈥

    Sir Tim is survived by his wife Prue, sons Toby and Jonathan and his grandchildren.

  • Donald Purser (5053), aged 95 15 October 2023

    Douglas attended College during the war years (Julius 1941鈥1944). After leaving school, he undertook both practical and tertiary training in the agricultural field, working briefly for the Government in this area. He subsequently farmed initially in partnership with his step-mother on the hills overlooking Roxburgh, then along with his wife Daphne on land purchased at Moa Flat, and lastly on land at Kelso in West Otago. After retirement in 1992, he moved to Christchurch where he spent many years enjoying being a very active member of the Fendalton Bowling Club, attending to his much loved vege garden, and managing to catch up with some fellow Old Boys. He did manage to attend the 80 Years On event at College, quite a milestone to achieve. Donald passed away at the age of 95 on 15 October 2023 in Christchurch. His wife, Daphne, pre-deceased him nine weeks earlier. They will both be sorely missed by their sons Grant (9751), Justin (9878),and their daughter Sallie.

  • Richard Crawford Studholme (5893), aged 86 2 June 2023

    Richard was the younger son of Derek Skene Studholme, of Coldstream, Ashburton. After attending Waihi School, he was in School House from 1950鈥1954, and was a House Prefect in his final year. He loved music and learnt to play the oboe. On leaving school and having completed his compulsory military training at Burnham, he sailed with his family to England to take up a place at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, to study French and Spanish. In his three years there he rowed and found time to coach a crew in the Bumps on the Cam and the Thames. He became involved in the Cambridge Inter-Collegiate Christian Union and made many friends. In September 1958 at the end of the Cambridge year, he took a nine-month teaching position at a Lyc茅e in La Rochelle, lecturing in both French and English, before accepting a language teacher鈥檚 position in West Germany for a year. In Berlin he studied the German language and became fluent. He joined the school鈥檚 orchestra and a recorder group in Charlottenburg and developed lifelong friends. He returned to Cambridge to pass Tripos in German and gained his MA.

    The next move was to Strathallan School in Perthshire as language teacher. He was required to teach sailing on the River Tay. He loved the Scottish Highlands and in the weekends frequently took groups of boys tramping or skiing. At Strathallan after much research he set up a language laboratory, a new innovative idea of teaching students to speak the language they were learning. This was such a huge success that when the time came to return to New Zealand he had the experience to install a laboratory under the Assembly Hall at Christ鈥檚 College.

    Richard was a well-respected teacher of the French and German languages. His knowledge was extensive. A colleague recalls that Richard would know the word or phrase or the grammar rule and was able to suggest ways to teach it to the boys. The senior boys who carried on with languages loved their classes with him 鈥 he challenged them academically and the material he taught them would be the equivalent to Stage 2 University Level nowadays 鈥 not necessarily curriculum 鈥 but extending them and giving them a very good grounding in languages. He was Head of Modern Languages for 17 years.

    Richard was a tutor in Richards House the year he returned to his old school in 1966, then briefly in Condell鈥檚 House before being made Housemaster of Corfe House in 1975鈥1976, and then living in as Housemaster of Jacobs House from 1977鈥1982.

    In his early years on the College Staff he ran the Venture Group with Charles Usher. This involved nine day stays at the end of each term up at the Lake Coleridge hut. He supported many boys through the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. He also ran a small talented recorder group giving concerts at intervals and was often an organist for morning chapel services. During his time at College he enjoyed photography and shared this passion by offering photography as a Saturday morning activity. He ran a group of boys with the Anglican Harriers and coached swimming and helped organise the swimming sports and cross country for many a year.

    Richard was a good member of the Masters Common Room; clever, calm, and humble but always cheerful, cultured and thoughtful. Richard retired at the end of 2000 having served his old school for 35 years. He had a strong Christian faith, and supported his local parish church, St. Augustine鈥檚 where he was a regular organist.

    He died suddenly on the 2 June 2023 and is survived by his wife Philippa, three daughters, Belinda, Elizabeth, and Alexandra, and eight grandchildren.

  • Nicolas James Greenwood (10278), aged 52 27 February 2023

    Nicolas James Greenwood (10278) youngest son of James (6159) and Jan Greenwood, Grandson of Horace Greenwood (3281), brother of Simon (9973) and Pip Greenwood, husband of Liz and father of Harry (21568) and Lily, died at home on 27 February 2023 following a 15-month battle with leukaemia.

    Nic was educated at Fendalton Primary School and Cobham Intermediate School before attending Christ鈥檚 College from 1984 鈥 1988 as a day boy in Julius House.

    Nic鈥檚 time at College was marked with his many sporting achievements.

    Nic enjoyed a variety of sports and represented Christ鈥檚 College, and was awarded school colours, in Cricket, Athletics, Basketball and Cross Country.

    He was a particularly strong middle-distance runner from the 400m through to the 5000m. In year 13 he represented Canterbury in the 400m at the Nationals. He was also chosen to represent Canterbury in Cross Country 鈥 his reward for this was getting to run in Invercargill in a storm straight off the Antarctic with hail blowing parallel to the ground!

    Nic was also an accomplished golfer having been introduced to the game at an early age at coaching clinics at the Harewood Golf Club.

    Nic鈥檚 favourite sport growing up was cricket, starting with Old Collegians Cricket Club and then at Christ鈥檚 College where he was in the first XI for 3 years and the mainstay of the batting line up winning the Hare Memorial Prize for batting in his final year. He also occasionally kept wickets. Nic represented Canterbury through primary and secondary school, being selected for a number of tournament teams.

    Not everyone who played cricket with him or against him was aware that he threw a ball left arm but bowled right arm. His left arm throwing caught a number of batsmen by surprise, and their dismay, on being run out.

    Nic went onto Lincoln University following Christ鈥檚 College. During his time at Lincoln University studying Commerce his passion with sport continued and he played cricket for Lincoln University where his team became the NZ University champions at Easter tournament. He was also selected as a member of a Canterbury Cricket emerging players team that toured Northern New South Wales.

    Nic met his wife Liz at Lincoln University and they married in 1997.

    After University Nic took up an accounting role with Pel Industries in Auckland. Then moved from accounting into IT and worked on SAP projects for Carter Holt Harvey in both NZ and Australia. Always keen on a bit of DIY, Nic and Liz purchased and renovated several properties with the help of friends and family.

    Nic continued his journey with sport playing premier grade cricket for the Parnell Cricket Club, golf at Remuera Golf Club, as well as social touch rugby and indoor netball.

    In 2001 Liz and Nic moved to London. They spent 10 years in London with Nic working for JP Morgan and then BP Industrial again with SAP. During this time in London Harry (2004) and Lily (2006) were born.

    When the children were young Nic started his love affair with road cycling which would become his enduring passion. He and a group of dads would go off at 6am so to be home by 10am for family time. Nic loved these rides and the Saturday mornings soon led to a British Heart Foundation ride from London to Brighton. Then with work colleagues from BP, London to Paris and several trips around France including Mount Ventoux 鈥 famous as part of the Tour de France. It was during these trips he earnt the name 鈥楳agic Hands鈥 for his ability to fix anything.

    Following the second major Christchurch earthquake in 2011 Nic and Liz decided it was time to move back home to Christchurch. Initially Nic continued to work for BP Industrial remotely as they continued to implement their new world-wide management reporting platform. At the conclusion of his BP role Nic joined Foodstuffs South Island as IT Solutions Manager.

    Nic lived, laughed and loved life and will be sadly missed by all who have known him. He is survived by his wife Liz and two children Harry (18) and Lily (16).

    Nic was taken from family and friends too young at 52. He will be sorely missed by many.

  • Derek Morten (4602), aged 101 5 February 2023

    Derek had an unusual upbringing 鈥 no formal education until he was aged nine, then five years at Medbury School, leaving as Head Prefect, captain of cricket and rugby, and with a Somes Scholarship to 香港六合彩开奖网. He entered Flower's House in 1936 in the Removes (4th Form) but left aged 16, after just three years due to his family鈥檚 financial position, and went straight into work.

    He had one interview with the choirmaster which went as follows:

    Master: Name?

    Derek Morten, Sir.

    Master: Have you had older brothers here?

    Yes, Sir.

    No point in testing you, then. Off you go! (Though he loved jazz and big band music, even if he could not sing, and asked for Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy to be played at his funeral.)

    After the war, Derek played rugby through his 20s and cricket for Old Collegians until he was 49 years old. He was also a keen deer hunter and enjoyed golf.

    His two older brothers left early for the war. Dick (3748) went into the Navy and Tom (3912) rose to become an army brigadier. Derek wanted to join the Air Force, but his father refused permission. He persuaded him instead to sign his papers for the Navy, not telling him that it was the Fleet Air Arm he was interested in. His 21st birthday celebration in 1942 was a glass of beer in Detroit, during flying training. He was eventually assigned to 1841 Squadron on the aircraft carrier HMS Formidable. He flew American Corsairs, great planes, though they had a habit of bouncing on landing, which was not helpful when landing in rough seas on the flight deck.

    He was made flight-leader from his first operation and completed several raids against the German battleship Tirpitz, which was hiding in a Norwegian fjord. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for this early in 1945 and was later also mentioned in dispatches.

    The Formidable transferred to the Pacific Fleet in 1945. It survived two kamikaze hits. Derek flew numerous sorties over Japan. His plane was hit by anti-aircraft fire 10 days before the war ended. He ditched offshore, half a mile from a minefield. He was picked up by USS Peto, a submarine posted to pick up downed flyers. It took him to Guam. He got back to Sydney on the same day as the Formidable and married his sweetheart, Pamela, eight days later.

    Derek is survived by three of his four children 鈥 Rowen, Peter (7872), and Paul (7871). He has seven living grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

    Derek worked for the Canterbury Frozen Meat Company (CFM) for over 40 years, starting as a glorified office boy and finishing his career as Managing Director.

    He was moved around different freezing works after his return to the company in 1946, to gain practical coal-face experience. He was appointed Belfast Works Manager in 1950 (the job he said he enjoyed the most). He spent five years in London from 1960, learning the marketing side of the business. He was General Manager from 1972鈥1979 and Managing Director until 1982.

    He ran the CFM successfully at a tumultuous time. He appointed an almost entirely new senior management team when he was made General Manager and wrote in his 2002 memoir: 鈥楾hey were a bright and capable lot, and without hesitation I would say the most 鈥榳ith-it鈥 group in the NZ meat industry鈥. He had a good relationship with the powerful freezing workers union, in part because he understood the industry from the front of the desk, but mainly because the union leaders found him trustworthy.

    He retained various Board positions for a decade after his retirement, including Chair of the Canterbury Cancer Society fundraising committee.

    An early memory was of having a chat with Teone Watene, who led the shearing team at Ahuriri (the Morten family farm) in the 1920s and early 30s. Teone, who was then in his 80s, said that as a small boy, he was on Awaroa (Godley Head) with his mother when one of the First Four Ships arrived, in 1850. That puts Derek just one generation away from the start of European settlement in Canterbury.

    Derek was the oldest living College boy, by six days. He died peacefully on 5 February 2023.

  • Sir Allan Frederick Wright, KBE (5263), aged 93 27 November 2022

    A Christ鈥檚 College teacher couldn鈥檛 have been more wrong when he told young Allan Wright back in 1946 that he wouldn鈥檛 amount to much.

    Nothing could have been further from the truth.

    In adult life, Sir Allan was knighted for his services to farming and business, and was widely respected for his consensus style.

    After attending Christ鈥檚 College he returned to the family farm near Sheffield in central Canterbury.

    In 1949, he joined the Sheffield Young Farmers鈥 Club and served as the National President of Young Farmers鈥 Clubs in 1958. In 1973, he and his younger brother, Ness, won the AC Cameron Royal Agricultural Society gold medal for excellence in farming.

    Active in the North Canterbury branch of Federated Farmers, Sir Allan served as Chair of the Meat and Wool section from 1967鈥1971, and President between 1971鈥 1974.

    At a national level, he was Senior Vice Chair of the Meat and Wool section of Federated Farmers from 1971鈥1972, Junior Vice President in 1973, Senior Vice President from 1974鈥1976, and President of Federated Farmers of New Zealand from 1977鈥1981.

    In the 1982 New Year Honours, he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, recognising his service to agriculture.

    Sir Allan served as the first Chancellor of Lincoln University when it gained full autonomy as a university. During his tenure, the roll grew significantly and increasingly diverse courses were introduced.

    He held many governance roles in business and sports, including as a director of Southpower, Alliance Textiles, New Zealand Rail, the Rural Bank, and FMG Insurance.

    Sir Allan鈥檚 twin brother, Geoff (5264), played first-class cricket for Canterbury, and was the father of New Zealand test cricket captain John Wright (8043).

    Sir Allan died late 2022, aged 93. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, June, Lady Wright, and children Quentin (8044), Janne, Stuart (8693) Adrienne and James (9267).

  • Timothy Michael Terrence Herrick (6406), aged 83 7 July 2022

    Tim Herrick was born in Hong Kong on 18 May 1939 as his father, Captain Terrence Herrick, and mother Janet were stationed there with the British Royal Navy. He spent his early years in Devon, England, and attended Tonbridge School for the first part of his secondary schooling.

    The family moved to Auckland in 1955 when Tim鈥檚 father became Naval Officer in Charge at the Devonport Naval Base. Tim started in Jacobs House as a 5th former and had many fond memories of his time at Christ鈥檚 College. He became a Fellow of the Governing Body of Christ鈥檚 College for 16 years and President of the Old Boys鈥 Association.

    After school, Tim graduated with a BCom at the University of Canterbury and became a highly regarded Chartered Accountant in public practice and the supervisor of the largest legal trust account department in Christchurch. He became a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

    Tim was also Chairman of Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools for 20 years and the key driver in the development and success of the pools as one of the South Island鈥檚 most successful tourist concerns and the resulting growth of the town.

    Family was extremely important to Tim. He married Gillian Nicholls and they had two children, Michael (10139) and Belinda. Over the years, they had many great adventures together, sailing and skiing. After sadly losing Gill early, Tim was very lucky to find further happiness, marrying Caroline Todhunter.

    In retirement, Tim moved to Wanaka and later Havelock North to be close to family and got great pleasure as an active member of the ukulele and photography groups and watching grandchildren鈥檚 sport.

    Tim passed away peacefully with his family around him on 7 July 2022 in Havelock North. He is survived by his children, Michael and Bindy.

  • Joseph James Laffey Ward (7113), aged 75 17 December 2021

    Joseph James Laffey Ward died just before Christmas from emphysema, aged 75.

    A phenomenal sportsman, he played fullback for the College 1st XV and was known for his heroic, try-saving tackles. In his first year in Julius, he won the intermediate gym championship. In his second year 鈥 while still a junior 鈥 he won the senior gym championship. In the subsequent years, he collected his now personal property 鈥 the senior gym trophy.

    Born a townie, he loved the country, running sheep farms and dairy farms and finishing up in rural real estate.

    He will be remembered as a muscly daredevil. If he was not jumping off someone鈥檚 roof to land in their swimming pool, then he would join you for good company. A hard case who was always good company.

  • Timothy Damon Ruddenklau (9884), aged 54 25 October 2021

    Timothy Damon Ruddenklau (9884), eldest son of Charles (6562) and Dorothy Ruddenklau, brother of Kim, Arthur (10772) and Nick (11641), died peacefully in the Royal Adelaide Hospital, South Australia, surrounded by his loving family, on 25 October 2021 after suffering a brain aneurysm. He was 54 years old.

    Tim was educated initially at Waimate Main School before attending Christ鈥檚 College from 1981鈥1984 as a boarder in Flower鈥檚 House. Tim鈥檚 school years were marked with many achievements, close and lifelong friendships, and many good memories.

    On leaving school, he attended Lincoln College, graduating in 1989 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Agriculture).

    Tim then travelled to Britain with a friend, where they both found employment demonstrating combine harvesters for Massey Ferguson throughout England and Scotland. Tim stayed on, working on farms and in other various jobs before travelling to Denmark, where he again worked in agriculture for a year before moving to France for the ski season. There, he worked in the hotel and restaurant industry and enjoyed the slopes.

    He returned to New Zealand in November 1995 and quickly joined Cropmark as a field officer, travelling throughout the central South Island before taking up a position in Methven. It was in Methven that Tim met his wife, Angela Schaefer, from Clare, South Australia.

    Tim moved to South Australia in 1998 and settled in the Clare Valley, where he took a position as a field officer with the Australian Barley Board. He bought grain on its behalf from the Mid North and Yorke Peninsula in South Australia. In 2012, founded his own business, Ruddenklau Grain, which specialised in on-farm storage and container trading, rather than the bulk commodity market. Ruddenklau Grain traded wheat, barley, lentils, chickpeas, and canola.

    In 1999, with his wife, Angela, Tim purchased 8.5ha in the Clare Valley and, in addition to trading grain, he established a vineyard in the premium wine region. He grew Riesling and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes, initially selling them to local wineries before dabbling in producing his own label, Ruddenklau Wines 鈥楾he Lone Kiwi鈥. He thoroughly enjoyed tending to the vines and selling his wine. It has received several awards and is renowned for consistently good fruit.

    Tim was greatly admired in the community and involved with many of his children鈥檚 sporting clubs and school committees. His favourite pastimes were to fish off the coasts of both Yorke Peninsula and Eyre Peninsula and return to New Zealand annually with his Australian friends to enjoy the opening of the duck hunting season. He was a fiercely proud New Zealander and always loved showing off his country to any Australian friends. He enjoyed travelling and explored much of Australia with his family and friends, including crossing the Simpson Desert in central Australia in 2021.

    Tim is sadly missed by all who have known him and is survived by his wife, Angela, and his three children, Charlotte, 20, Lucienne, 19, and Angus, 15.

  • Dr Peter William Richmond (4896), aged 94 27 May 2021

    Distinguished consultant psychiatrist and respected College Old Boy Dr Peter Richmond has died in England aged 94.

    College Dux during World War II, Peter 鈥 the only son of Thomas and Gwendoline 鈥 was a member of Condell鈥檚 House from 1939鈥42, excelling in highly academic subjects. He won a scholarship to Otago University, where he studied medicine, graduating in 1948.

    Wanting to achieve in an international arena, Peter secured his passage to Britain by becoming a ship鈥檚 doctor. He landed in his new home in 1952. He was soon offered a position with St George鈥檚 Hospital in Mayfair, quickly progressing to the role of a leading consulting psychiatrist.

    In 1972, Peter was elected into The Royal College of Psychiatrists, with his clients reportedly including members of the most titled families in the land. However, he was renowned for treating all people equally 鈥 with respect, dignity and fairness.

    Peter met his Spanish partner, Paco Martinez, in 1962 and they spent the next 45 years together, travelling and eventually buying a home near Alicante in Spain.

    A knowledgeable investor and a man of dry wit and humour, Peter continued to build on his outstanding medical career and always deeply cared for others, particularly in the field of mental health. He also continued to nurture his love of books and Russian opera and his interest in politics. Throughout his life, Peter maintained close contact with his wider family, particularly his sister, Carol, and nephew David and niece Nicolle.

    Described by family members as a 鈥渢rue gentleman鈥, Peter was a loving, generous and proud man who made a major contribution to mental health over many years.

    Peter Richmond was born on 22 September 1925 in Christchurch and died on 8 February 2020 in Epsom, England.

  • Iain Watson Gallaway (4566), aged 99 27 May 2021

    Iain Gallaway was a man of many talents, but for most he was simply the genial voice of Otago and New Zealand cricket.

    The highly respected Old Boy died recently in his hometown of Dunedin, aged 99 years.

    Iain Watson Gallaway was born in 1922. He spent his secondary school years boarding at Christ鈥檚 College. He was Head of Jacobs House in 1940, and spent two years each in the 1st XI and 1st XV.

    Iain maintained a life-long association with College. He served on the Board for several years and was a life member of the Old Boys' Association. Son Garth Gallaway, also an Old Boy, says his father often spoke about those school days being the happiest days of his life.

    Garth says World War 2 had a profound effect on his father 鈥 177 Christ鈥檚 College Old Boys lost their lives in that war and Iain knew 77 of them. Thirteen were his contemporaries in Jacobs. Of his 1939 1st X1, six mates were killed, including his greatest friend, David Monaghan.

    Although Iain was in the Royal New Zealand Artillery and the Royal New Zealand Navy from 1941鈥45, he did not see active service.

    Before leaving for England, Iain was a cadet reporter for the Otago Daily Times. On his return, he studied law at Otago University, was admitted to the bar in 1950, and moved into the family firm.

    However, law was not his first love 鈥 sport was his obsession.

    Garth describes his father as a better-than-handy wicket-keeper and a less than useful batsman. It was watching the game where he excelled, commentating on rugby first, and then cricket for 40 years.

    鈥淗e never put himself ahead of the game. His role was to paint the picture and to be accurate. For Dad, accuracy was not negotiable. Everything depended on preparation 鈥 watching the teams preparing, knowing damn well who the players were and a good set of binoculars.鈥

    In 1992, at the age of 70, Iain retired from broadcasting. The Cricket World Cup was his finale. He subsequently became President of New Zealand Cricket for four years.

    Away from the sports arena, Iain held multiple board appointments, where he was highly respected for his wise counsel. He was a board member of the Broadcasting Corporation of New Zealand from 1978鈥82 and again from 1984鈥89; served on the board of the NZ Sports Foundation for 14 years; was a lifetime trustee of the Murray Halberg Trust; and a director of department store DIC in the 1970s. Iain spent more than 50 years on the Diocesan Trust Board and was Chancellor of the diocese for 25 years.

    Iain鈥檚 wife, Virginia, died in 2007. He is survived by his children, Garth, Sarah, Annie and Alice, together with seven grandchildren.

    He aha te mea nui o te ao
    He tangata, he tangata, he tangata

    What is the most important thing in the world?
    It is the people, it is the people, it is the people

    Vale father 鈥 rest well.

    Our thanks to the Gallaway family for allowing us permission to republish excerpts from their father鈥檚 eulogy.

  • Michael Cullen (6733), aged 76 27 May 2021

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  • Campbell William Ballantyne (5383), aged 89 27 May 2021

    Campbell William Ballantyne was born to Ronald (2562) and Janet Ballantyne on 17 August 1931, the oldest of five children, including Peter (6366). He grew up in Christchurch and attended Medbury School and Christ鈥檚 College. At College, he was successful academically, became a prefect and was awarded school colours for athletics. Towards the end of his schooling, Cam recognised there might be a future in the family retail business, J Ballantyne & Co Ltd, and set about ensuring he had something to offer.

    He gained a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury and headed overseas in the mid-1950s to gain retail experience with several leading department stores, including Buckley & Nunn in Melbourne, Harrods in London, and Abraham & Straus in New York. He also studied at the University of New York before returning to New Zealand 鈥 and Ballantynes 鈥 in 1958 with a Master of Science in Retailing. He spent time as the company鈥檚 internal auditor and then company secretary before becoming general merchandise manager 鈥 responsible for the buying, promotion, and management of merchandise. This gave him the opportunity to implement the latest ideas from overseas regarding retail operations and practices. In 1978, he was appointed Managing Director, a role he retained until his retirement in 1996.

    Like his predecessors, 鈥楳r Campbell鈥 鈥 as he was known on the shop floor 鈥 set a tone and image for Ballantynes. Socially correct and polite, he usually chose to be in the background and to listen to others. However, when required or asked, he asserted his views, which were always thought through diligently, pertinent, and respected. His leadership style was singular and firm. He fostered respectful and business-like relationships and his integrity and fairness built an atmosphere of trust around him. He allowed those who had proved themselves plenty of latitude and delegated decision making accordingly. He accepted mistakes would arise, particularly with regards to fashions. So long as they were not repeated too often, one could be assured of his support. He was approachable when one had a problem, whether it be personal, or business related. His unannounced presence on the shop floor or behind the scenes was appreciated by staff and customers alike.

    Despite his busy life within the family business, Campbell found time to dedicate to Nurse Maude, the NZ Retailers Federation, The Institute of Management, and the Design Institute of NZ. In all of these, he held positions of responsibility and leadership. In 1998, he became a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to the community.

    In 1961, Campbell married Lesley Innes-Jones and so began a loving marriage and successful partnership which was to continue for the next 59 years.

    Cam travelled regularly overseas during his business career to keep abreast of retail trends. After retirement, with children and grandchildren in Australia and the UK, he and Lesley continued to travel regularly and explore different parts of the world.

    Away from business life, Campbell was a talented home handyman. His woodworking and metalworking skills, mostly self-taught, were second to none and over the years he developed a well-equipped home workshop. Retirement allowed Campbell more time to devote to one of his passions, repairing and refurbishing clocks. He was also a keen gardener, an amateur beekeeper and enjoyed dinghy sailing during summer holidays in Akaroa.

    Campbell died on 23 December 2020 in Christchurch after a short illness. He is survived by his wife, Lesley, sons Tony (9130) and Jonathan (9278) and daughter Catherine. His youngest son, Tim (9792), predeceased him.

  • Christopher John Hindmarsh (1041), aged 82 24 May 2021

    Christopher attended Christ鈥檚 College from 1952鈥1956, travelling from the east coast of the North Island. The trip took more than two days and was quite an adventure, with several other boys being picked up along the way.

    Relinquishing any claim to the family farm in Hawkes Bay, Christopher boarded a cargo ship and ended up in Brazil in 1964, where he worked initially for the British meat works company, Anglo.

    Following the return of his son, Mark, and daughter Nicola (and briefly Brigid) to Brazil in the early 2000s, he made his way back to Brazil, a very different country to the one he had left 20 years earlier. He accompanied his children in their endeavours in Sao Paulo, always enthusiastic and supportive, and looking for the next adventure.

    An ever-present attendee at various school reunions, he held very fond memories of his time at Christ鈥檚 College, or even more so Flower鈥檚 House, and kept in regular contact with friends from that time. He was adamant his son would also attend College, even though they lived in Keri Keri, Bay of Islands.

    Retiring to Alagoas, Brazil, he managed a coastal coconut plantation for more than 10 years, where he became affectionately known as the Maharaja of Alagoas. His charm, quick wit and total commitment to all things traditional made him distinctly unique.

    His stoic resistance to an ever-changing world will be remembered and missed by many. He died on the 20 April 2021, in Coruripe, Alagoas, at the age of 82.

  • Anthony Louis Danby Warren (6233), aged 82 24 May 2021

    Anthony was the eldest child of Lou and Moira Warren. He was brother to Wendy, Jillian, Fay and David, father to David, Geraldine and Anthony, and grandfather to Harriet and Ethan.

    A proud Cantabrian, and Cathedral Grammar and 香港六合彩开奖网 pupil, he was also a sportsman, achieving success in Formula 2 and Formula 3 car racing. He also enjoyed running, cricket and club golf, maintaining his passion and interest in sports, particularly golf, until the very end.

    He loved his work, and his colleagues became firm friends. His inquisitive mind enjoyed the opportunity to have a coffee while discussing business, world events and other people鈥檚 viewpoints. Anthony was circumspect, and compartmentalised what people knew about his extraordinary life and travels.

    He was a proud father, always letting his children know how much they were loved. His cancer, though tragic, typified his character and resilience. He certainly didn鈥檛 go quietly into the night. To paraphrase the exceptional carers at Shalom Court (Auckland), Anthony was a fighter with boundless determination and courage, and despite the pain, he rallied time and time again, until he could no more.

    Perhaps more important than those he leaves behind, are his legacy of memories and teachings. His emphasis on doing the right thing and the importance of going to sleep with a clear conscience will always be remembered.

    Anthony has gone for a long sleep now 鈥 pain-free 鈥 with a clear conscience and the knowledge that he is loved, remembered and missed. He rests with his parents at Onewhero Cemetery.

  • William Michael Wardell (6096), aged 79 25 November 2020

    Bill Wardell was a distinguished medical scientist in pharmaceutical research and drug development. He was solely responsible for major changes in the approval of new medicines, particularly in the USA, and undoubtedly responsible for saving the lives of thousands of people.

    His early years were spent in New Zealand, where he loved the outdoors, experimenting with chemicals in the backyard shed, and later, mountaineering. He was clearly the model for the boy hero of his mother鈥檚 successful children鈥檚 mystery series. He attended Christ鈥檚 College, where he was encouraged and inspired by its Headmaster, Brasenose alumnus Reg Hornsby, to work towards admission to Oxford University. Bill did a pre-medical course in Dunedin and won a Commonwealth Medical Scholarship to Brasenose at Oxford University, where he became a medical student.

    Bill was quickly recognised as highly academic and organised. For example, he recorded the things he needed to learn on cards, studying them even at the swimming pool 鈥 a clear indication of his talent at handling data. (He went on to spend the most number of years in statu pupillari at Brasenose of any graduate since WWII, earning a BSc/MA; BM, BCh; DPhil; and DM)

    Outside his studies, he played sport, and memorably became Secretary of the Phoenix Common Room, which had largely been the club for rather upper-class Englishmen. It morphed into a club populated by Rhodes Scholars such as Bob O鈥橬eill and other 鈥榗olonials鈥. I have a vivid memory of Bill performing a haka on the dining table.

    After taking finals and before doing the clinical portion of his medical degree, Bill interposed doing a DPhil. in the Pharmacology Department supervised by Bill Paton. During his research years, he and I shared a flat in Norham Gardens, along with George Alberti of Balliol, later Sir George Alberti and President of the Royal College of Physicians who was also interposing a DPhil. It was during this time that we organised a skiing trip, and much more significantly, he met Dorothy, the American who was to become his future wife.

    The clinical course involved Bill鈥檚 doing house jobs and practising as a locum in England. He then took Dorothy to New Zealand to see his birthplace, working as a doctor and teaching at the University of Otago. There he obtained a Merck Fellowship in Clinical Pharmacology to the distinguished and pioneering Pharmacology Department at the University of Rochester where he quickly advanced to become a professor and created a new Center for the Study of Drug Development (now at Tufts). He retained involvement with patients and prescribing drugs for their treatment. This was a life-changing period. Having practised both in the UK and New Zealand, he was aware of drugs which could cure sick patients, but they were not approved in the US by the FDA, even if they had been available and used for many years without problems, overseas.

    Many people would just have moaned about this, but Bill sought out a National Science Foundation grant to look into it and collected quantified data which showed that the FDA was dilatory in giving approvals. He showed, for example, that a heart drug already used for 10 years in the UK could have saved the lives of more US men in a year than had been killed in accidents.

    The issue became a campaign with Bill testifying before the House and Senate earning him the nickname 鈥淒r Drug Lag鈥 and some hostility from politicians, but praise from the national media and from patients. That campaign changed the way the FDA worked, enabling the agency to consider efficacy in addition to safety, make speedier approvals, and incorporate more post approval surveillance. These results proved positive for the pharmaceutical industry and it encouraged his sideline in pharma-economics. His next major issue was the length of time drug research takes with the result that the profitable period before patents run out proved to be very short, thus discouraging much research. He advocated a system of possible patent extensions, which were popular with big pharmaceutical companies but potentially devastating to some of the generic companies. Opposition was supported by Ralph Nader, but even worse, much pressure was put on Bill 鈥 even a death threat to him and his children. Offers came in from the pharma industry where Bill had notable success introducing novel therapeutics and also the world鈥檚 largest selling drug ever, Lipitor.

    When the biotech industry began to blossom, he moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts to head a company engineering proteins for the industry. He later became medical SVP for a company conducting clinical trials (CRO) and heading its drug development sciences institute.

    In his later years, he and Dorothy moved to Florida where he enjoyed daily swims and beach walks and consulted nationally on drug development and approval.

    In his last years, he suffered from cancer and then sudden-onset dementia. He left not only an adoring family and many close friends, but also untold hundreds of thousands of people who are unaware that they are only alive thanks to Bill.

    By Professor Graham Richards CBE FRS, Fellow Emeritus of Brasenose. Originally published in The Brazen Nose.

  • Cassels Kernahan (4868), aged 94 25 November 2020

    On June 6, 2020, at Christchurch Hospital, aged 94 years. Loved husband of the late Jean (Peg). Dearly loved father of Adam (Australia), special grandfather of Michael, and Rachael, uncle of Mands, Cate, and David. Many thanks to the staff of ward 27 Christchurch hospital, for their care of Cassells. Messages may be addressed to the family of the late Cassells Kernahan, c/- PO Box 39001, Christchurch 8545.

  • Antony John Courage (6016), aged 81 25 November 2020

    Tony was the eldest child and only son of John and Betty Courage, who farmed at Amberley, North Canterbury. He attended Amberley Primary School and Medbury and then, following in the footsteps of his father (3638) and grandfather (1083), he completed his secondary education at Christ鈥檚 College. While at College, Tony entered fully into its musical life; he sang in the Chapel Choir and played in the College Band.

    After leaving school, Tony worked on the home and on other farms in North Canterbury, then moved to Dunedin where he joined the staff of a road contracting firm. In 1965 he left New Zealand on his OE, which was interrupted by a 10-year stay in Canada. He settled in Prince George BC where he continued to work for roading contractors and to be involved in church choirs and stage musicals.

    It had been assumed that Tony would return to the family farm in Amberley. However, what he later described as a life-changing moment, saw him entering the Anglican Theological College in Vancouver where he spent three years training for ordained ministry.

    His first appointment was to the Parish of Valemont-McBride, a rural parish near Banff. He later moved to Edmonton Cathedral as Canon Pastor but it wasn鈥檛 long before he felt the pull of home. On his return to the Christchurch Diocese, he was appointed to Geraldine. Tony was a faithful priest and pastor and is remembered with affection by the parishioners of those parishes in which he subsequently served.

    Tony鈥檚 life-long interests included vintage farm machinery, choral singing and organ music. He was an accomplished pianist and organist. An almost 40-year involvement with the Lions organisation culminated in him being awarded membership of the Melvin Jones Fellowship.

    Following his retirement, he and his wife moved to Oxford where they bought a property, which Tony much enjoyed looking after. At the same time, he enjoyed establishing himself in the local community and renewing friendships formed during his time as Vicar there in the late 1970s. The last period of his life was spent at Oxford Hospital where he died on 28 September 2019. He is survived by his wife Carole.

  • John (Jock) Dean Caroli Laing (5863), aged 84 18 September 2020

    Jock came to College from Medbury School, and enjoyed happy school days at Christ鈥檚 College. He was very proud of winning the Choir Boys鈥 handicap race 鈥 and very put out the following year when he was at the back of the pack.

    He left school with the ambition of being an architect and studied at the School of Architecture and Planning in Auckland where he made lifelong friends. Leaving architecture, he spent years in publishing before his passion for the environment led him into the field of solar heating. He and a friend formed the company Energy Developments Ltd, which specialised in the solar heating of swimming pools. Arranging quotes for clients meant that he had to clamber over roofs measuring up for the absorber. He was once challenged by a client who, noting his hesitation before straddling the space between the eaves, said 鈥淢y husband can do it鈥. Once Jock was safely down she added, 鈥淢y husband is in the SIS鈥.

    His home in Herne Bay was decorated with the paintings of young, promising artists; his hospitality to friends and family was legendary; he had wide interests and over the years collected what a niece described as 鈥渇loor to ceiling books and treasures鈥.

    He had a passion for older cars. As a boy, Jock could identify the make solely by the noise of its engine. When driving around Auckland in his old Peugeot, he would deliberately speed up over the speed bumps to demonstrate the smoothness of the ride, while remarking 鈥渢hey don鈥檛 make then them like that anymore鈥.

    Jock was gentle, erudite and witty. His company was a delight, and conversations roamed around his many interests. Overseas travel added greatly to his experience of life. Tributes at his funeral came from nieces and other young people who found in him a very understanding mentor.

    The last 25 years of his very full life were further enriched for him by the companionship of his partner, Carolyn.

  • Wynyard Lindsay Fairclough (4315), aged 100 18 September 2020

    Wyn was born in Christchurch, the only son of Frank and Eva Fairclough.

    After attending Elmwood Normal School he entered College in 1933, first in Julius House and then Flower鈥檚 House until he left in 1936. In 1934, he won the Canterbury championship sailing an Idle-Along for the Waimakariri Sailing Club. Later in life he was the club鈥檚 patron.

    On leaving school, Wyn took up a position with WD & HO Wills before taking a wool classing qualification through Kreglinger & Furneaux until, on the outbreak of war, the wool industry was nationalised.

    He volunteered and although serving with the Territorials in the artillery, his father, a dentist, exercised his influence to have him serve in a non-combatant role with the Mobile Dental Corp. He served throughout the Middle East, travelling in convoy from Algeria as far as Iraq. At the end of hostilities in the Middle East he was shipped to Italy, and was present at Cassino before being invalided home after contracting tuberculosis. He subsequently spent a long time recovering at the Cashmere Sanatorium, Christchurch.

    Wyn then worked for Fletchers, becoming manager of the Dominion Sales Corporation, a division of that company. In 1954, he joined the family business of WJ Scotts Motors. He developed and expanded the business over the next 20 years, securing a dealership for Mercedes Benz and Holden. In 1976, an opportunity arose for him to sell the main operation to CablePrice and semi-retire.

    So began a time in his life when he was able to pursue his passions, including golf (in which he maintained a three handicap for many years and achieved four holes in one), travel, skiing (which he only took up in his early 50s), bowls, tramping, salmon fishing, and bridge.

    He attended his 70 Years On reunion in 2003, one of only four to do so. When explaining to his son why so few, Wyn pointed out he was fortunate to be able to attend College during the Great Depression when the role was only about 250 and to survive the war, which sadly many of his Flower鈥檚 House contemporaries did not.

    Wyn lived to celebrate his 100th birthday in February and passed away peacefully in May. At his funeral at Holly Lea Village he was remembered by family, friends and staff as a man of humility and gentility, with a twinkle in his eye and a wicked sense of humour.

    Wyn is survived by his son Scott (8073), grandson Oliver (13104) and granddaughter Holly.

  • Henry Robin Lowry (5688), aged 85 18 September 2020

    A talented sportsman and innovator who was born in Hawke鈥檚 Bay in 1934, Henry was the son of Ralph Lowry (2871) and the brother of Peter (6050). Henry went to Hereworth School in Havelock North, and started at College in School House in 1948.

    In his second year, he was selected to play in the 1st XI and was wicketkeeper for three years. He also excelled at squash and tennis. On leaving school in 1951 he went to the Gordon Institute of Technology in Geelong to study the wool industry, and then to Bradford in England, where he worked for the wool broking firm of AC Wood and Co. Back in New Zealand, he took up farming at his property at Pukehou in Maraetotara, Hawke鈥檚 Bay. He became very interested in Antarctica and together with his great friend Tony Parker mounted two expeditions to count and tag Emperor penguins. They used gear for tailing lambs in New Zealand, first corralling the penguins to get an accurate count, and then tagging them.

    An innovator in the farming industry, Henry was the first to breed Coopworth sheep in Hawke鈥檚 Bay with some success. He also started breeding crossbred Charolais cattle and then progressed to Simmental, becoming one of the pre-eminent breeders and chairman of the Simmental breed society, as well as winning the Meat and Wool Cup 鈥 which is awarded across all breeds 鈥 at the Royal Show.

    After selling his farm he became involved in mercantile trading in Hawke鈥檚 Bay before moving to Western Australia to be near his sons鈥 families. When his wife Gill died, he moved back to Marlborough, where he was very successful promoting the sale of wine and wine bags to the industry.

    He retired to Christchurch and lived happily with his great friend and partner Jill McKellar.

    Henry is survived by his children, Kim, Stephanie, George, Sam and Bill.

  • Michael Muschamp (5437), aged 88 01 July 2020

    Michael Muschamp was an Entrance Scholar and in Harper House 1945鈥1948. He died at Torquay near Melbourne on 8 April 2020 aged 88. Both his parents were born in England. His father was vicar at St Michael's Church in Christchurch from 1937鈥1951 and in 1952 became Bishop of Kalgoorlie in Australia. Michael led a colourful life as the following obituary written by Lawrence Money attests. We reprint with Lawrence鈥檚 permission.

  • Jeremy Hall (5119), aged 90 30 June 2020

    A Naval Lieutenant Commander, Queen鈥檚 equerry, and a farmer, Jeremy Hall (5119) who died on 21 October 2019 aged 90, had an accomplished career.

    The son of a Waikari farming family, he boarded at Waihi, South Canterbury for four years, making the school鈥檚 first XI, first XV and the top hockey team. He won a scholarship to Christ鈥檚 College for his secondary schooling, after which he was accepted for the Royal Naval College in Dartmouth, England. Following training, he was enlisted for the next 17 years in the Royal New Zealand Navy, rising from cadet to midshipman to sub-lieutenant. Jeremy went on the HMNZS Taupo to serve in the Korean War, returning in October 1952 and the following year he was made NZ Equerry for Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip during their six-week tour of Australia and New Zealand after which he was made a First Lieutenant. Jeremy married Josephine Glazebrook in Havelock North in 1955 and the couple went to England where he completed a specialist course in anti-submarine warfare and was made a Lieutenant Commander. After his return to New Zealand he retired from the navy and spent 19 years running a sheep and cattle farm at Knocklynn House, just south of Christchurch. He then bought a yacht, the Brigadoon, and he and Jo sailed the world for four years before retiring to Sunshine Bay, Marlborough.

    Jeremy Hall is survived by his wife, Jo, daughters Julia, Deborah, Phillippa, son Peter, four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

  • Andrew Carrington Yates (6479), aged 80 30 June 2020

    Andrew Carrington Yates was the brother of Warwick Yates (5816) and Scott Yates (6104). From Christchurch, he was in Jacobs House and Condell鈥檚 House from 1955-57.

    In spite of suffering from colitis during his years at College, and ongoing health issues throughout much of his life, Andrew always remained positive. He often said there were many others worse off than him, and he maintained his sense of humour to the end.

    After leaving College, as part of his post-operative recovery and thanks, he did a year of voluntary service on a remote outer Fijian island. Andrew farmed in Hawarden, then went cropping in Methven. He subsequently developed Pudding Hill with an airstrip and accommodation for skiers, principally to attract skiers from the North Island. He was a fixed wing and glider pilot, who achieved a notable landing in Barrington St Park in the 1960s, after having run out of wind, landing among those playing in the park.

    Andrew died in Ashburton on 22 May 2020 after a long period of ill health. He is survived by Cheryl, and three sons and a daughter.

  • George Roland Gould (4571), aged 97 15 March 2020

    George Roland Gould was the second son of Roger Gould (1995) of The Hermitage, Rotherham, North Canterbury.

    George attended Medbury for five years as a boarder and was in School House from 1936鈥39. He achieved his School Colours for gymnastics three times and for rifle shooting. He also won the O鈥橰orke single sculls.

    After leaving school, George worked on a farm near Timaru. When war was declared, he was accepted into the Air Force, training at Levin, Taieri and Wigram, before being posted to the UK in January 1942, where he joined the Army Co-op and Squadron 241, flying Tomahawks, Mustangs, Hurricanes and Spitfires.

    George used to say he had an interesting war, as every day he was doing something different and he was very lucky to have survived. For Army Co-op he was required to dive-bomb and attack enemy tanks, transport and shipping. He was involved in reconnaissance for photographing artillery and troop positions. On one mission he successfully intercepted and destroyed two Messerschmitt 109s. On another he attacked and destroyed an enemy gun position, but a stray bullet severed his fuel lines and, covered in fuel, he bailed out of his Hurricane and parachuted successfully, thus earning membership of the Caterpillar Club. He was also awarded the DFC.

    His older brother Alan was killed fighting for Tito鈥檚 partisans in Yugoslavia after escaping from an Italian prisoner of war camp.

    George arrived back in New Zealand in 1945. He married a Wren 鈥 Natalie Amyes 鈥揻rom Napier, who he had met on the way to the UK when the ship stopped to pick up other Air Force recruits.

    George took over the family farm 鈥 The Hermitage 鈥 a hill country sheep and cattle station. He became a very forward-thinking farmer and was responsible for developing the Cheviot side of the property into a separate farm known as Jack鈥檚 Block. He was chair of the Amuri Federated Farmers, was very involved with the Rabbit Board, and was one of the instigators of the reintroduction of equine polo to the South Island in the 1960s.

    George died in Christchurch on Sunday 15 March 2020. He is survived by his son Michael (7038) and daughter Elizabeth.

  • James Oswald Norris (5438), aged 88 04 February 2020

    James Oswald Norris was the son of John Bellamy Norris (2947) and brother of JA Norris (5785) and, after attending Fendalton Primary School and Medbury School, was in Julius House from 1945鈥49.

    After leaving College, James joined the Bank of New South Wales in Christchurch. His career took him to Gisborne, back to Christchurch, then to Ranfurly, Westport and Dunedin. He then became manager of the Edendale branch, then Papanui. It was during this time that the Bank of New South Wales merged with another bank to become Westpac, and James was appointed manager of the Hastings branch, from where he retired in 1987. James was a member of the Lions Club in several areas in which he lived. He was a practical man and very much enjoyed building his first retirement home in Whangaparaoa, Auckland.

    Although he enjoyed life in the far north, he succumbed to a strong urge to move back to the South Island to be closer to family 鈥 first in Christchurch, then Alexandra, Ashburton, and finally back to Christchurch. It was while James was living in Alexandra in 1999 that he was diagnosed with a rare muscle wasting condition, which affected his legs and meant he eventually needed to use a wheelchair. This did not stop him travelling overseas several times.

    James died in Christchurch on Tuesday 4 February 2020. He is survived by his wife Jenny, son Richard (9360), and daughter Alexandra.

  • Peter Floyd Sheppard (5150), aged 89 09 December 2019

    Peter was born in Christchurch on 31 December 1929, the son of Floyd and Beryl Sheppard and brother of Norman Sheppard (5707).

    He attended Christchurch East Primary School, then Christ鈥檚 College from 1942鈥47. He was a House prefect in Julius House and was awarded his School Colours as rowing cox in 1942 and 1943. Being at high school during the war years had a lifelong impact on Peter, with barely a book written on World War II that he didn鈥檛 read.

    On completion of his schooling, Peter headed to Selwyn College at Otago University to study medicine. At Otago, other than learning a bit about medicine, Peter did seem to broaden his horizons, donning a tutu to participate in the Selwyn Ballet and developing an appreciation of a good whisky.

    Peter started work as a house physician at Christchurch Hospital in 1954, working for two years before heading off on the boat to the UK, where he spent the next five years at different hospitals before becoming a resident medical officer at the London Chest Hospital.

    In 1962, Peter returned home to take up a senior medical registrar position in Christchurch and, in 1964, he married Robin Cleland.

    From 1965 he set up his private gastroenterology practice, mainly based at St George鈥檚 Hospital, and had a consulting physician role at Christchurch Hospital from 1965鈥95. He became a Member of the New Zealand Medical Association, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.

    He was also a member of the executive at St George鈥檚, and was a board member from 1985 until he retired. Over the course of his working life he was fortunate to travel extensively, with some highlights being post-graduate study trips to County Hospital, Los Angeles, to study liver disease, New Haven Hospital, Connecticut, to study gastroenterology and liver biopsies, trips to the National Cancer Hospital in Tokyo to study fibre optic endoscopic techniques and an aid trip to Kiribati.

    Peter enjoyed long and varied friendships, many were friends he met at College and medical school. He also had a wide variety of interests 鈥 including travel, classical music, organ music, golf, sailing, tennis, antique clocks, reading non-fiction, the 1st XI Friday lunch club, malt whisky, Probus, and following Canterbury and All Black rugby 鈥 which kept him busy and active in his retirement years.

    Peter took great delight in the comings and goings of his grandchildren. He loved to spend time on the sidelines watching football and rugby, and he enjoyed the opportunity to reconnect with Christ鈥檚 College rowing when two grandsons took up the sport. He also reinvigorated his passion for his old school 鈥 donning the black and white striped blazer and taking tours of the school for around 10 years.

    Peter was quick-witted and had a very dry sense of humour. He loved to talk or tell jokes, peppered with some dreadful puns or unashamedly politically incorrect.

    Peter is survived by wife Robin, children Georgina, Matthew (9765) and Annabel, and seven grandchildren.

  • Dr Antony Todd Young (7775) 7 September 2019

    It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the death of Dr Tony Young.

    Tony was the son of Dr Ted and Prue Young. Ted was a Christchurch GP who practiced for many years from his home in Barrington Street. Tony attended Somerfield School and The Cathedral Grammar School and then went on to 香港六合彩开奖网 with a scholarship. At school, he showed his outstanding academic ability, being Dux of 香港六合彩开奖网 and being in the top 10 in New Zealand in the New Zealand Scholarship exams in his last year.

    Tony was not just an academic. He was a school prefect, a hurdling champion at the athletic sports, runner-up in the senior swimming sports, and a valued line-out target in the 2nd XV.

    Having left school, Tony went to Dunedin to study medicine. He was in Selwyn College for three years and in his last year was president. In his fourth year, he came to Christchurch in the inaugural year of the Christchurch Clinical School.

    He graduated in 1975 and was a house surgeon at Christchurch Hospital. Not being quite ready to settle down, he did some general practice in Australia before heading through Asia, eventually arriving in London. After working briefly in England, he returned to Christchurch to take up a post as a radiology registrar. He did his basic training in Christchurch, being awarded the FRANZCR in 1983, along with the HR Sear prize for the bMt candidate in the final examination. This was followed by fellowships at the University of Minnesota Hospital in the United States, and Hammersmith Hospital in Britain from 1982 until 1985. While working enormous hours in the intervention suites in the US, Tony also found time to co-author many of his 36 scientific publications. During his career, he also presented at 10 scientific meetings.

    Tony and his family returned to Christchurch, where he was a consultant radiologist from 1986 until his retirement in 2016. He could probably have obtained a job anywhere in the world. He was the first true interventional radiologist in the South Island and during his career oversaw the growth of this subspecialty to the point where it now plays a pivotal role in the management of many surgical and medical patients. In addition to pioneering many procedures that are now commonplace, Tony fostered and enhanced the roles of radiographers and radiology nurses with the aim of improving patient care, outcomes and efficiency.

    Tony's wonderful sense of humour and enthusiasm for life made him very popular wherever he worked. His surgical and anaesthesia colleagues very much enjoyed his theatre banter, while at the same time admiring his wonderful interventional abilities. His relaxed approach with no great fanfare meant patients felt very comfortable under his expert care.

    Tony was an active member of RANZCR, holding various positions over the years and was also the managing radiologist of Christchurch Radiology Group, and, subsequently, Pacific Radiology for 17 years. During his years at the helm of these groups he oversaw a huge expansion, with Pacific Radiology becoming one of the leading radiology groups in Australasia.

    Tony was hugely talented. He was both highly intellectual and extremely practical and was at his best dealing with high-risk, complex cases. He was extremely approachable with a 鈥榗an-do鈥 attitude, cheerfully accepting further cases, no matter how great the workload.

    Tony's radiology legacy is a very strong interventional radiology department, the younger radiologists whom he inspired with his skill and enthusiasm and the many MRTs and nurses who became integral members of the team.

    Outside work, Tony's happy place was in the Marlborough Sounds, surrounded by friends and family. He loved being on the water, whether it was waterskiing, fishing, diving or just relaxing with a glass of wine. Tony, along with his wife, Judith, was very generous in sharing his special place and his large group of friends were the beneficiaries. He also loved travelling and he and Judith spent six months travelling around Europe after he retired from Christchurch Hospital.

    Tony Young was a very special man. The combination of a huge intellect, huge generosity, huge enthusiasm for life, a wonderful sense of humour, great practical skills and a desire to always help if asked, made him unique. He set a great example to all of us to try and follow.

    In all aspects of his life Tony was supported by his amazing wife, Judith. He could not have achieved everything he did without her. Her support also included nursing him at home during his final illness.

    As well as Judith, Tony is survived by his children, George, Alex and Harriet, and grandchildren Oliver and Harry, who he very much adored and was very proud of.

  • Kenneth Percival Fyans Neill (4413), aged 97 27 August 2018

    Kenneth Percival Fyans Neill was the second son Lt.Col. Redmond Barry Neill(1711). Born at Barrosa Station, Mt Somers 17 November 1920. Ken attended Waihi School and was in School House from 1934鈥37. On leaving school, he was employed as a farm cadet at Hakataramea Station, Kurow. He volunteered for service with RNZAF in Dec 1939 and was called up in Jan 1941.

    Ken trained as pilot at Levin, Taieri and Wigram and, on qualifying, was sent to an operational training unit at RAF Old Sarum (Salisbury, U.K.) flying Lysanders. He was then posted to No 296 Squadron Netheravon which was engaged in experimental work in the military use of gliders. He was placed in charge of the Tug Flight and during this period took a leading part in demonstrations for many top military figures including King George VI, Winston Churchill and Louis Mountbatten on one occasion. In September 1942 was transferred to No 225 Squadron in, Macmerry, Scotland and soon after sailed to Gibraltar.

    Flying a Hurricane from Gibraltar to Oran in Algeria, he took part in the invasion of North Africa (Operation Torch) where he served in close support of the British (1st Army) and American armies until the end of that campaign. Ken's first major contact with the enemy happened at Medjez el Bab aerodrome. The Luftwaffe set out to bomb the aerodrome which was very close to the front lines. With little warning the RAF needed to get their planes airborne, Spitfires first, followed by the Hurricanes. As Ken was a No 2 in a Hurricane, he was to be last off.

    On arriving the Germans went straight for the Spitfires, blowing them up as they were taking off. Ken and the Hurricanes were able to get airborne and away as the Germans came around for their second run. 225 Squadron's operations were mostly tactical reconnaissance, photographing enemy positions, and dive bombing enemy transport, infantry and tanks. On these sorties, Ken flew Hurricanes, Spitfires and Mustangs. On 7th March 1943 at Ksar Mezouar, Ken was required to take a photographic mosaic, requiring several runs, of a heavily defended position. On completion of the task, he was given an immediate award of the D.F.C.

    Following the fall of Tunis 225 Squadron he was moved to Sicily and took part in the combined landings at Salerno in Italy. Ken continued operations in Italy until after the fall of Naples when, after 100 missions, he was posted to Petah Tiqva, Palestine as flight commander of an Operational Training Unit. After eight months, he was posted back to 225 Squadron, now stationed in Corsica and covered the combined landings in the south of France. After advancing as far north as Lyons, 225 Squadron was withdrawn to Italy again and continued operations from Florence.

    On 13th Dec 1944, on his 132nd mission while flying a tactical reconnaissance between Berreto-Busana-Aulla-Massa, Ken's Spitfire was hit by flak near Pontremoli. Turning for home he bailed out near Sarzana, 15 miles behind enemy lines. He avoided capture by joining a group of Italian partisans. With their help travelling at night along mountain tracks high above the Germans, he made his way back through enemy lines and, after four days, rejoined his Squadron.

    After this episode, he was returned to the U.K. He was mentioned in Despatches and became a member of the Caterpillar Club. Back in New Zealand, he managed Barrosa Station for two years , then married Deirdre Wardell (Cowlishaw) and went farming at Manderley, Little River. He took a keen interest in dog trialling both as a competitor and a judge. He won a Canterbury Championship in 1956 and a New Zealand Championship in 1958. Later, he farmed in partnership with his son at Winfield, Westerfield in the Ashburton District. On retirement from farming, he took up cabinet making with a special interest in furniture designs of the 18th century.

    Ken died in Christchurch on 27th August 2018 and is survived by his children Jackie, Nicholas(7467) and Wendy.

  • Percival 鈥楪uy鈥 Haig Newton (4416), aged 100 24 July 2018

    Guy Newton was a highly regarded fighter pilot in World War ll who later became the most senior non-American in the largest company in the world at that time.

    He was the youngest of seven children and went to school at Rangiora High School before moving to 香港六合彩开奖网 for his final year.

    After finishing, he worked as a cadet at the drawing office of the then Christchurch Works and went to night school at the University of Canterbury.

    Guy had a love of flying since a young age, a passion that led him to join the civil reserve of pilots in 1937. He became a regular officer in the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) and finished his training top of the class.

    At the outbreak of world War ll, he was appointed as a flying instructor for the fighter operational training unit at the Ohakea Military Base in Manawat奴. In 1943, he was promoted to squadron leader at Guadalcanal as part of the Solomons campaign in the South Pacific.

    Surviving several brushes with death, Guy left the air force in 1946.

    He spent some time with a Christchurch engineering company, before joining General Motors Corporation (GM) in 1952. He was made chief engineer for GM New Zealand in 1955 before transferring to Melbourne two years later and being appointed the general manager of the Frigidaire Division in 1963.

    Such was his talent for restructuring and management, that in 1965 he was made managing director of GM Limited in London 鈥 the first non-American senior appointment in the largest company in the world at the time. He was also appointed a director of Vauxhall Motors and elected to the supervisory board of Adam Opel in Germany.

    Credited with transforming GM鈥檚 business, Guy became regional manager in 1969, president of GM France, and vice president of GM's overseas corporation, where he coordinated and developed the company's component manufacturing activities in Europe. He was also promoted to vice chairman of the Adam Opel AG board of supervisors, a position he held for a decade.

    Guy retired to Melbourne for a quieter life with family in 1980.

    He is survived by his daughter Geraldine, sons Bill and Michael, and his eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

  • Professor Derek Nigel John Hart (7686), aged 65 13 December 2017

    Professor Derek Hart passed away in Sydney on 13 December 2017, having been diagnosed with inoperable bowel cancer more than a year before.

    Derek was born in Christchurch on 25 May 1952 to Joe and Monica Hart and grew up on a farm in Ilam Road. He attended Christ鈥檚 College where he won academic prizes and was a prefect. He also found time to follow his love of sport, being a rugged hooker for the 1st XV for two years. In summer, he would join his father and brothers Rick and Phil racing on the family yacht. With Frank Dickson on board, they managed to win the Wellington to Akaroa race on their first and only attempt.

    Having made the most of his time at school, which he always credited for giving him a flying start to his subsequent career, Derek gained entry to the Otago Medical School. After several years in Dunedin, he was in the first class to start at the new Christchurch Clinical School in his fourth year. He graduated top of his class with distinction in 1975 and did his first house surgeon year at Christchurch Hospital. During his four years in Christchurch, Derek continued to play top-class rugby, being selected for various Canterbury representative teams.

    At the beginning of his house surgeon year, Derek was one of two New Zealanders to be granted a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, England. The other New Zealand recipient was Sir John Hood, who became a lifelong friend.

    In Oxford, Derek was in Brasenose College and worked at the Nuffield Department of Surgery under the guidance of another antipodean, Sir Peter Morris. He submitted his Doctor of Philosophy thesis on transplantation antigens in 1981. During his research there, he became the first person to discover interstitial dendritic cells, and much of his subsequent research related to the importance of these in many aspects of immune medicine and their modification for immunotherapy. This included therapies for decreasing graft-host rejection, as well as for cancer treatment.

    Derek returned to Christchurch in 1985, where he set up a very productive research laboratory and subsequently took up a post as a consultant haematologist. This included five years as the director of the South Island Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit. His patients universally spoke of his total dedication to their care, as well as his empathy and caring manner.

    During this time, he joined fellow haematologist Mike Beard in publishing what become known as 鈥榯he little blue book鈥 鈥 an indispensable guide for junior doctors in the initial treatment of most medical problems. Although obviously extensively modified, it is still a valued guide for house surgeons at Christchurch Hospital today.

    In 1998, Derek left Christchurch to set up a new research laboratory in Queensland, and later established the Dendritic Cell research group at the ANZAC Research Institute at the University of Sydney.

    Derek had a prolific and internationally recognised research career. He published 264 peer-reviewed papers, 29 book chapters and gave numerous national and international presentations. The quality of this work was underlined with more than 8000 citations. He was a valued member of various editorial boards, as well as journal and grant review panels

    In 2006, he was made a Royal College of Pathologists Distinguished Fellow for significant and ground-breaking research and, in 2016, won The Leo Dintenfess Memorial award for Excellence in research.

    One of Derek鈥檚 many great attributes was his enthusiasm to share the credit for his successful career. As noted above, he credited his school and parents for giving him a great start. His time in Oxford launched his research career, along with amazing lifelong friendships, and he remained a strong supporter of the Rhodes community.

    Regarding his time in Christchurch, he always acknowledged the great research team he had there, and the funding he received from the Medical Research Councils, as well as funding from a senior doctor鈥檚 private family trust which enabled him to return to Oxford for a sabbatical. He certainly repaid their faith in him.

    While on sabbatical, Derek courted and finally won over his wife, Georgina Clark. Georgina, now an Associate Professor at Sydney University, became the linchpin of his research team, as well as his family team. There is no doubt that he could not have achieved what he did without her enormous contribution. Georgina is also a world renown researcher in her own right.

    As much as Derek loved his work, his greatest love was his family. Derek was a devoted husband and father and was very proud of his children, Olivia and James. Derek's favourite times were always his family holidays 鈥 usually to the snow, where he tried to follow the very accomplished Georgina down the slopes without great success, and somewhere by the sea in summer. Having grown up around boats, Derek had a great love of the water. He always had some sort of watercraft and his ultimate happy place was on a boat with his family.

    Despite living in Australia, Derek retained a property in Wainui on Banks Peninsula which contained two old gun emplacements, with resultant magnificent views over Akaroa Harbour. It was the venue for Derek鈥檚 annual 鈥榃oodstock Wainui鈥 gatherings involving a small tent city, some music, wine, and lots of friends. Derek valued his friendships and made a great effort to retain them.

    As per his wishes, Derek passed away peacefully in his amazing Sydney Harbour home, looking out over the water, surrounded by his wonderful family.

    Derek leaves behind an extraordinary legacy 鈥 a huge volume of ground-breaking research which, with the help of Georgina, he has ensured will carry on without him.

    Derek was an extraordinary man who lived an extraordinary life, driven by that wonderful goal to cure cancer.


College has learnt of the following deaths in our community. Our sympathy and understanding are extended to their family and friends.

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