On Monday, July 8, 2019, at Christchurch Hospital surrounded by his loving family, aged 69. Cherished husband of Louise for 43 years. Loved and respected father and father-in-law of Hannah, Chris, Sarah, and Sam. Adored grandfather of Eleanor, and Alexander. Special thanks to St John Ambulance and the staff of Ward 24 at Christchurch Hospital. Donations can be made to St John in lieu of flowers.  Messages to the Primrose family c/- PO Box 10345, Christchurch 8145. A service for Matthew’s family and friends will be held in the Ferry Park Chapel at 297 Ferry Road, Christchurch, on Monday, July 15, 2019, at 11am. Private cremation thereafter. A memorial service will be held in Wanaka at a later date.