Posts Tagged ‘sudden death’

St Peter’s College mourns sudden death of counsellor Jason Hotere Comments 0

Monday, May 15th, 2017

A man who grew up with an abusive father and used to beat others before turning his life around, has died from a heart attack. Jason Hotere, a father of two girls, went on to help others and worked as a counsellor at St Peter’s College in Auckland. His death at age 50 has left Read more

Popular PE teacher at Catholic school dies suddenly aged 35 Comments 0

Friday, June 26th, 2015

A popular and fit physical education teacher at Mary MacKillop College in Canberra died suddenly at age 35. Jodie Higgins died last week after suffering a pulmonary embolism in her lung. She was the head of physical education at the college. Principal Michael Lee said the school was in shock. Counselling was made available for Read more

Grief warranted, but coverage out of kilter Comments 0

Friday, December 5th, 2014

There has been a massive outpouring of grief for Australian batting star Phil Hughes, who died having never regained consciousness after being hit on the top of the neck by a bouncer during an interstate game last Tuesday. The youth and promise of the cricketing star, who was by all accounts an extremely likeable young Read more