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Paul Raymond Sinclair

January 11, 2022

Passed away suddenly on January 11, 2022, at his beloved Kawhaka paradise, aged 71.  Dearly loved husband of Yvonne, much loved Dad of Tamara & Scott, Emma & Chad, Natasha & Shaun, Eden & Fraenzi, Michael, Kitt, and Lily.  Beloved Grandad of Jorja, Devon, Liam, Shae, Ronia, Amber, Kiano, Elizabeth, and Logan.  Fondly remembered by all who knew him.  Messages to 3 West Drive, Arahura Valley, Hokitika, 7882,  03 7556003/0277345744 or can be left on Paul’s tribute page at  Following Paul’s wishes, a private family service and cremation was held on Saturday in Greymouth.


  1. Gary & Jill Sinclair

    Sincere Condolences to Yvonne and family our thoughts are with you

    • Shelley evans

      Condolences to Sinclair family lived next to you in otira sorry for your loss

      • Carlene & Alan Packham

        Soo sorry to hear this – thinking of you all.

  2. Leanne Cutler

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you all at this time.

  3. neroli

    sorry for your loss Yvonne and family, my thought are with you all.

  4. Mike and Miriam

    Our sincerest sympathy to all the Sinclair family.

  5. Suzanne Theyers/Vercoe

    So very sad that Paul has passed away. Love to Yvonne and Emma. Rest in love Paul.

  6. Megan Wilson

    RIP Paul. An amazing man of grear vision.
    Sympathy to Paul’s family and friends. He will leave a very empty space in their lives.

  7. Sandy and Allyn Olson

    So sorry to here of your loss of a much loved husband, father and grandfather.. Please accept our deepest sympathy.

  8. Chris & Pete Lines

    Yvonne, Tarsh, Shaun and family, our thoughts are with you all at this very sad time of loosing your dear husband, dad and grandad!! Paul will leave a large void in all your lives! RIP!! Love to all Chris n Pete

  9. Kylie

    Tarsh, Shaun & family,

    We were so sad to hear of the sudden passing of your much loved Dad Tarsh. We send love and thoughts your way. Cherish those special memories and know we are all here for you all.
    Hugs from Kylie, Nath, Harvey & Elliot Lines xxx

  10. Shelley and Dom

    Sending lots of love and big hugs to Tash and Ols and the whole family at this sad time. Thinking of you all

  11. Gavin Schist

    Very sorry to hear about Paul, he will be sorely missed.
    Condolences to Tash and family,
    Gavin & Tine

  12. Tarn Murtha & Phil Agnew

    So sorry to hear this Tash and Shaun. Condolences to you and your family.

  13. Gary and Rae Hopkinson

    We sat in his shelter at kawaka just 3 weeks ago and talked about the beauty of the valley, and the plans that Paul still had for the site. Such a shock to read of his sudden passing.
    Please accept our condolences.

  14. Tania Wilson

    RIP Paul.
    Sorry for your loss Yvonne and family 💐🙏

  15. Frida and Jonathan Ramsay

    Eden, Fraenzi and family

    So sad to hear about your dad passing away. Our condoleances and love to you all,

  16. Julie Taggart

    Thinking of you all at this sad time

  17. Diane and John Craig

    So sorry for your loss. Rest in Peace Paul.

  18. Gareth Fryer

    So sorry for your loss, my thoughts are with you all.
    I always loved a good yarn with Paul and an exchange of waves on an almost daily basis.

  19. Grant Hinchliff

    I am sorry for your loss. I appreciated his enthusiasm and willingness to give.

  20. Ann Bradley

    So sorry to hear about Paul. He was our neighbour at Manzoni’s for many years. His enthusiasm, spirit and vision for the area was an ongoing project that was cut short. A good man gone too early. My sympathy to all the family. RIP Paul.


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