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Member of NZ Order of Merit, Justice of the Peace. Aged 76 years. Passed away peacefully at home surrounded by whanau on Sunday, September 12, 2021. Dearly beloved wife of Paul.  Devoted mother and mother-in-law of Pauline and Brent (Wellington), Geoffery and Ruth (Dunedin), Judith and Thomas (deceased) (Christchurch), and Nigel and Fiona (Melbourne).  Cherished nana, great grandmother, aunty, cousin, and friend. Treasured daughter of the late William (Bill) and Mary Jane Wilson, and a much-loved sister and sister-in-law. 

Messages to 228 Hampden Street, Hokitika 7810 or can be left on Barbara’s tribute page at  

Due to the current covid restrictions, a private family service was held on Tuesday 14th September.

Forever in our hearts.

Kia hora te marino, kia whakapapa

Pounamu te moana, kia tere te

Kārohirohi I mua I tōu huarahi

May the calm be widespread,

May the ocean glisten as greenstone,

May the shimmer of light ever dance

Across your pathway.