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Broadhead to be farewelled on Tuesday

Sun 11 Jan 2015 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback

Warwick Broadhead will be farewelled at Auckland’s St-Matthew-in-the-City on Tuesday. The 70-year-old celebrated performance artist died at his home on Waiheke Island on Thursday. A statement from his family says he was a loving and very loved and inspirational son, brother, uncle, nephew, cousin, grand uncle, great grand uncle, godfather, dear friend, neighbour, who was enjoyed by so many he encountered everywhere. “We give thanks for knowing Warwick. We are grateful for all that he has offered this world as an innovator, dramatist, director, challenger, lover, teacher, man. We wish Warwick well on his way into the mystery.” Broadhead’s funeral will be held at St-Matthew-in-the-City on the corner of Hobson and Wellesley St in Auckland at 11AM on Tuesday 13 January. It will be followed by a committal and burial and then a wake. Broadhead specifically left a request for no pictures to be taken at the ceremony.    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Sunday, 11th January 2015 - 1:51pm

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