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Alan Stuart Tainui

May 14, 2024

On the 14th of May 2024 passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his loving whanau. Dearly loved husband of the late Hinemoana (Rose) Tainui, cherished father and father-in-law of Charlene, Alan John, Adrienne and Mervyn, Hector and Ngahuia, and Rosemarie and Mitai. Adored Poua and Pouanui of his 65 moko and moko in law.
Messages can be left on Alan’s tribute page at
A service for Alan will be held on Friday 17th of May at 11am in Tuhuru at Arahura Marae followed by the nehu at Ruataniwha Urupa


  1. Suzanne Theyers/Vercoe

    Sad news, Dogga was a great man. A hard worker and an all round good bugger. He will be missed by all his family. Love to you Rose. Look after each other. Xx

    • Michelle Manera

      Sincerely condolences to all of Doggas family
      Johnny Rea and Michelle

  2. Sue Hills

    Our love and thoughts with you Rose and to all your family .Barry and Sue Hills


    Condolences to the whanau….Dogga will be sorely missed.

  4. Colleen Astwood nee Long

    Sincere condolences to Doggas whanau, R.I.P Dogga
    Colleen Astwood nee Blair

  5. Chris Windley

    So sad to hear of my old workmates passing. My condolences to all the family and friends. RIP matey, travel well.

  6. Sandra Bryan Cudmore

    Deepest condolences to Alan’s Family. R.I.P Dogga will always remember your cheeky smile and yarns at the League grounds. Love and thoughts with all the family at this difficult time ahead. Fly high another great man gone to be his beautiful wife Rose 💐

  7. Mike Anderson

    Loving thoughts to you all. Sheryn. Mike and Michael jrn. Anderson.

  8. Linda Gardyne

    Much love to all Doggas whanau. A hard worker who loved his whanau and was a good friend to manyxxx

  9. We armstrong

    Rest in peace Dogga.condolences to the whanau. Wes Armstrong

  10. Rex & Anthea Keenan

    Our precious memories of a man of heart and so much care. Thanks Dogga from the Mill. Rest In Peace.

  11. Tracey Molloy

    Condolences to all of doggas family . Dogga was a great guy.

    • Dan

      The final whistle has been made.
      Alan (Dogga). An absolute privilege to have known you.

  12. Doug & Yvonne Cochrane.

    Sorry to hear the news of (Alan) Dogga’s passing.
    Our sincere condolences to Dogga’s family.
    Lot’s of memories back from the Forestry, Bandmills and Greyhound days etc.
    RIP Dogga.🌹🌹

  13. Colleen Gibb

    Sincere condolences to Ema and all Doggas family,, fond memories.

  14. Justice Tainui

    Love you so much poua ♡


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