Posts Tagged ‘deaths’

Leo Buchanan changed the lives of Kiwi children

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Leo Francis John Buchanan RIP, was a well-known paediatrician, proud Māori, devout Catholic, rugby nut and a lover of art and music. His daughter, Rachel Buchanan,  says he helped thousands of Kiwi children flourish, particularly through his work to increase breastfeeding rates in Māori communities, save premature babies and help children with Attention  Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Continue reading Related Posts:More than Read more

Fr Des Levins R.I.P.

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Fr Des Levins had died peacefully at Nazareth Rest Home on 25 March. The people of Whanganui, where he worked for 25 years, remember him with affection Read more Related Posts:More people turning to KiwiSaver for hardshipFar-left groups violently attack church procession in ParisNearly 30 children have died in state care in New Zealand…27th anniversary Read more

Two of Wellington’s senior priests died on Sunday

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Two of senior Wellington priests died last Sunday. Father Brian Fletcher died at the Home of Compassion at about 2pm. Monsignor John Broadbent died at Wellington Public Hospital at about 7.30pm. Related Posts:Nearly 30 children have died in state care in New Zealand…Phil Saviano, Catholic sex abuse whistleblower and Spotlight…Covid-19: More men than women died Read more

World Cup injustice

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Where once an event like the Olympics or the World Cup may have been seen as a triumph of corporate and athletic enterprise, today’s world counts the cost of games much more carefully. Previous events have left countries with decaying venues and huge bills that take years to pay off. Local communities are increasingly unhappy Read more