Paul Rota

ID# 3707, (16 Jul 1940 - 14 Jun 2010)

Paul Rota was born on 16 Jul 1940 at Te Puke, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand ,

There is also a Peter Rota with the same registration number as Paul.
Were they twins ?1

Paul died on 14 Jun 2010 at Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand , at age 69 years, 10 months and 29 days.2

A celebration of Paul's Life was held on 17 Jun 2010 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

Paul was cremated and his ashes are still with Aunty Judith.

Paul's death notice appeared on 17 Jun 2010 in the "The Press", New Zealand ,

Peacefully on June 14, 2010. Loved son of Matene Rota and TeRau Pene. Brother to his many brothers and sisters and exteded whanau, father of Willie, Huhana, Jimmy (dec), Yvonne, Kokiri, Arron and Mokopuna. Loved and treasured soulmate of Judy, stepfather of Paula, Huria and Craig, Patrick (dec), Mia and Derck, Awatea and Mokopuna. The Whanau would like to extend their sincere thanks to the staff at ICU, Christchurch Hospital. Paul will be resting at 21 Lane Street, Woolston. No flowers by request. Messages to the Rota family, c/- the above address. A service for Paul will be held at 21 Lane Street, Woolston, this day (Thursday) at 10.30am

Academy Funeral Services FDANZ- Ph 3430919.3

Paul and Kathleen had no children.


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, NZ Maori Births Index: 2175. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S210] Letter or email from Judith Hutana (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Visit to see and talk with family June 2014.
  3. [S10] Newspaper, Various Papers, The Christchurch "Press" 17 June 2010. Hereinafter cited as Newspaper Article.