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BEREAVEMENTS

Rick Orr (Canterbury)

It is with tremendous sadness to advise of the sudden and unexpected passing of Rick Orr, on Wednesday 19th June 2024.

Rick was a valued member of the New Zealand Dog Trial Association Executive Committee, the Waikari Collie Club, the Canterbury Sheep Dog Trial Association and very recently judged the Zig Zag Hunt at the New Zealand Championships.

​The NZSDTA extends our sincerest condolences to Deb, Vanessa & Mike, Ash & Tamara and their extended families and friends.

Funeral details to be advised.

Messages to:  32 Ferguson Road, Weka Pass, R D 3, Amberley 7483

Berger, Bob (15 June 1943 - 8 Nov 2023)

 We are saddened to advise that one of our long-standing fellow dog triallists, Bob Berger has passed away, aged 80.

Bob passed away peacefully at Tokoroa Hospital in the early hours of  Wednesday 8 November 2023, after a long battle with Cancer.

A service will be held for Bob on Monday 13 November at 11 am at Putaruru Golf Club, if anyone wishes to attend.

Clayton Greene, Barrie

It is with great sadness to advise that another of our treasured NZSDTA Life Members, Barrie Clayton Greene, passed away on Saturday 2nd September 2023, aged 94 years.

The NZSDTA extends our sincerest condolences to Barrie's family at this difficult time.

 

A private cremation followed by a celebration of Barrie's life is to be held at a later date when family and close friends are able to attend.

All communications to:

Clayton Greene family, 536 Te Anga Road, R D 8, Te Kuiti 3988

Lott, Murray

It is with great sadness to advise of the passing of another of our treasured Life Members, Murray Lott.

 

Murray was not only a Life Member the of the New Zealand Dog Trial Association, but also the Garston Sheep Dog Trial Club and the Southland Sheep Dog Trial Association.

The NZSDTA extends our sincerest condolences to Murray's family and friends at this difficult time.

 

A service to celebrate Murray's life will be held on Thursday, November 30, 2023 at 2.00pm at the Te Anau Club, Te Anau, followed by a private family interment at the Garston Cemetery.

Messages to:  11 Acheron Way, Te Anau 9600

Cameron, Merv

It is with great sadness to advise that one of our treasured NZSDTA Life Members, Merv Cameron, passed away on Sunday 7th May 2023.

Our caring thoughts are with Merv's wife Gail, daughter Carey and the extended Cameron family at this difficult time.

A Funeral service for Merv will be held at Geards Funeral Home, 13 Pukepoto Road, Kaitaia at 11.00am on Thursday 11th May 2023.

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