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Colson to Captain NZ XI

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Cricket Wellington

We are saddened by the tragic loss of a talented young member of our cricket community.

Our deepest sympathy is with Nathan's family, friends, classmates, and teammates at this time.

Kei konā te aroha me te whakaaro.WATT: Nathan James; On May 22, 2018 tragically at Upper Hutt, aged 17 years. Dearly loved and treasured son and brother of Lea and Peter, and Harrison. Adored grandson of Betty and Russell Watt, Pamela and Cor Van Der Gulik.

Nathan will be loved and remembered always by his extended family and friends and the HIBS community. In lieu of flowers donations to the Key to Life Charitable Trust would be appreciated and may be left at the service (

A celebration of Nathan’s life will be held in Lane Park, 22 Lane Street, Upper Hutt on Monday May 28, 2018 at 1.30pm thereafter private cremation at Akatarawa. ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND THIS CELEBRATION SERVICE.

Gone too soon.

All messages to the “Watt family” c/- PO Box 30 127, Lower Hutt 5040.
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