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    • Rest in peace Neville Gilmore, January 2021
      • 11 Jan 2021
      • Wellington City Libraries News Blog
      • With sadness Wellington City Libraries pays tribute to Neville Gilmore, Te Matehou, Te Atiawa, who, during his research for Wellington Tenths Trust (2001-2009), also gave so kindly and generously of his time and knowledge to our project, Ngā Tūpuna o te Whanganui-a-Tara (2001-2007).
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    • Celebrating Melby, a loyal supporter
      • 7 Dec 2020
      • Wellington Free Ambulance
      • For more than 40 years, Melby donated so much of his time to supporting the work we do, including fundraising collections with many of his local groups. This allowed us to be here for him and so many others across Wellington and Wairarapa. Unfortunately Melby passed away on 15 May 2020. He was 96.
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    • Andrew McNeill
      • 27 Oct 2014
      • Wellington Marathon Clinic
      • It is with much sadness that we report the passing of WMC member Andrew McNeill. Andrew lost his battle with cancer on Thursday evening.  Andrew was a prominent member of our Club, always willing to help out. He regularly assisted with the … Continue reading →
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    • Henry Russell Walden (1934-2013)
      • 29 Jul 2013
      • Architectural Centre Inc
      • Russell died last week. His funeral is tomorrow (Tues 30th, 3pm Old St Pauls). He was born in Timaru, studied architecture at the University of Auckland, and was awarded the first MArch in New Zealand in 1964 with his thesis: “New Zealand Anglican church architecture, 1814-1963″ – all nine volumes of it. Another first he achieved was gaining a New Zealand Post-Graduate Scholarship in Architecture. The next year he headed to Birmingham to PhD study and private practice, returning in 1978 as a Reader in Architectural History at VUW, having completed his PhD (1975) and edited the MIT Press publication: The Open Hand: Essays on Le Corbusier (1977), an early collection of essays on Le Corbusier in English. Russell is renowned for his passionate relationship to Futuna Chapel – the subject of his Voices of Silence (1987) – as bicultural architecture.
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    • Barbara Neish
      • 1 Feb 2013
      • Wellington Swimming Association
      • It is with sadness that we advise that Barbara Neish passed away 1 February 2013.  Barbara was the former Secretary and Records Secretary of Swimming Wellington and a Life Member of the Upper Hutt Swimming Club.  Our condolenses to John and His family.   Barabara’s funeral is scehduled to take place on Friday 8 February at 2pm at the Heretaunga Christian Centre in Upper Hutt.
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    • 2 greats play their last end
      • 8 Jul 2012
      • Tawa Bowling Club
      • Ivan Kostanich and Dave Baldwin have both recently passed away. Kostanich seemed ageless, winning national singles titles into his 70s. Baldwin had an illustrious career, with only Ian Dickison having won a more recent men's Commonwealth Games gold medal for New Zealand.
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    • Grant Tilly 1937-2012
      • 11 Apr 2012
      • Downstage Theatre
      • We were saddened to learn today of the passing of Grant Tilly. Our thoughts and condolences are with Grant’s family and friends. He will be missed by all of us in the industry, and all who have enjoyed his work throughout the last 50 years or more. From stage to screen Grant became one of this country’s most beloved actors. Grant was a part of Downstage from its very earliest years, making his first appearance in 1966 in show whose title alone was so controversial The Dominion newspaper refused to publish it. You’ll Come to Love Your Sperm Test went on to play to more than 5000 Wellingtonians.
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