Veteran rifle shooter Brian Whiteman dies

ROSEMARY MCLENNAN
Last updated 14:17 19/11/2012

Relevant offers

Upper Hutt Leader

Upper Hutt sixers hit out for house dream Schoolboy amputee Joshua Tia gives his all in Disability Games Hutt Valley police find wanted men after appeal to public Kaibosh Lower Hutt rescues equivalent of 47,000 meals since October Upper Hutt's Madeline Anderson, 109, taking the years in her stride Hutt Valley police seek men for separate dishonesty crimes Long-time Leicester fan dressed in fox onesie for Main St walk of triumph The 66-year-old mystery of an Englishman and his 'secret family' in Upper Hutt Demolition of damaged Akatarawa bridge delayed until September Family violence 'Judge's Packs' to inform more judges making bail decisions

Veteran rifle shooter Brian Whiteman died on Saturday, November 17, aged 82.

He was a life member of the New Zealand Police Shooting Association, member of the Upper Hutt Rifle Club and had represented New Zealand overseas many times.

He served as chief range officer for the national champs (Ballinger Belt) at the Seddon Range for a number of years and was still a regular attender to watch the competition every January.

Son Alan said his father was diagnosed with cancer four years ago and made a good recovery.

But treatment had led to heart problems and he had gone downhill very quickly.

Mr Whiteman's funeral will be held on Wednesday, November 21, at the Wesley Centre, corner of Fergusson Dr and Benzie Ave, at 2pm, followed by private cremation.

Ad Feedback

- (Live Matches)

Comments

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content