Peacefully on Sunday, 8th May 2016, at Christchurch Hospital. Aged 78 years. Loved husband of the late Shirley.  Father of  Karene and Andrew, Gina  and Rangi , Jason and Maxine, Tama and Moko. Also much loved Grandfather of Carmen and Henare, Phillip and Jo, Simon and Fiona, Joshua and Sharelle, Mandi and Natana, Adam and Ange , Cory and Sheree. Pop will also be missed by his many Great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. A service to celebrate Bill’s life, will be held in Rehua Marae, 79 Springfield Road, on Thursday, May, 12, 2016, at 10:00 AM. Interment thereafter at Ruru Lawn Cemetery RSA Section.