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Central Hawke’s Bay District Council Deeply Saddened to Share Passing of Former Councillor Brian Gibbs

Brian Gibbs

The passing of long-serving former Councillor Brian Gibbs, will leave a hole in the Central Hawke’s Bay Community.
Central Hawke’s Bay District Council is deeply saddened to share the passing of former Councillor Gibbs, who served four terms from 1989.
He was also an integral member of the community, passionately supporting Central Hawke’s Bay A&P Association for many years. In light of this, his family have asked in lieu of flowers that people make a donation to the Association*.
At the age of 86, Mr Gibbs passed away peacefully on the morning of Friday, 6 August. His funeral service was held at Central Hawke’s Bay Municipal Theatre on Thursday 12 August.
Mayor Alex Walker said: “Central Hawke’s Bay District Council acknowledges the sad passing of long-serving former Councillor, Brian Gibbs.
“We appreciate his time and commitment to the community, in serving four terms on around the Council table. I offer my sincere condolences to the Gibbs family at this time.”
*Donations can be posted to the A&P Association: PO Box 257 Waipukurau 4242.



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Monique Davidson, Chief Executive | T 06 857 8060, M 027 601 1711 

13 August 2021

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