Died peacefully on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Elmswood Retirement Village, Christchurch. Aged 70 years. Loved son of the late Sid and Eileen, father of Michael, Clare, and James, brother of Stephen and John, brother-in-law of Glenys and loved uncle of Jane, Paul, Emma and Kate. Messages to the Higgins family c/o 115 George Street, Invercargill 9810. A gathering of family and friends will be held in the Coringa Golf Clubrooms, 680 Macleans Island Road, Christchurch, on Friday, September 22, 2017, at 2:30pm.