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Paul (80) was a tireless advocate for the health of children and longstanding Counties Manukau District Health Board member. His early career began as a pharmacist and following the death of his nine year old son, Carl, from Leukaemia he was instrumental in establishing the Ronald McDonald houses in NZ. His work with the Child Cancer Foundation led to his appointment in 2007 as an Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, while he also served on the boards of Plunket and the South East Auckland Life Education Trust. Tragically he died after tripping down some stairs and hitting his head. RIP Paul.


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    • A most marvellous man; 1 in 5,000,000

      Paul was a sincere, kind inspirational person who gave more than was expected of him in everything he did. He had a massive heart and a very quick,quirky sense of humour - that made him very special to work for and with.

      His leadership, decision-making, zeal and energy made him highly successful and achieved stellar outcomes for every project he touched.

      His family and Sheryn were his inspiration to do good, and his rock that allowed him to.

      His legacy is immense, he will be very sadly missed.

      Beth HARMAN. Dunedin, New Zealand. Monday, June 29, 2020

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