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#185325 18-Nov-2015 13:27
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Newsflash from Tv
Jonah Lomu has passed away

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  #1430343 18-Nov-2015 13:30
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That's gutting. Ignoring his short lived but firey Rugby career he was a stand up guy who had a heart of gold.

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  #1430345 18-Nov-2015 13:31
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A very sad day for all NZ :( rip




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  #1430346 18-Nov-2015 13:31
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At least he got to see New Zealand win the RWC...RIP

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  #1430349 18-Nov-2015 13:35
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Very sad news  rest in peace Jonah

Kua hinga te totara i te wao nui a Tane




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  #1430350 18-Nov-2015 13:37
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So very sad. A few months after he returned from the 1995 World Cup he came and had a pre-Christmas breakfast with the staff at my workplace (our manager had been his boss when he worked at ASB). He was so very sweet with everyone, wouldn't touch the food until all of us had our serving, and apparently had been up half the night putting up his Mum's Christmas tree. After patiently posing for photos with everyone he went on to Auckland Hospital where one of our colleagues was very ill with cancer. He stayed with her for ages - it made her year. Many years later he walked into a bank where she was working (having thankfully fully recovered) and he remembered her, stopping to chat. Not only a legend on the rugby field but one of the world's genuinely good blokes. 




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  #1430351 18-Nov-2015 13:38
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Gutted. RIP big man, you provided so much pride and joy to so many.

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  #1430353 18-Nov-2015 13:40
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Gutted. RIP Jonah, a man of true Mana.

 
 
 
 


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  #1430354 18-Nov-2015 13:41
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This has not been a very happy week in the news :-(

RIP Jonah Lomu

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  #1430357 18-Nov-2015 13:46
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Very sad indeed. Rest in peace Jonah. 




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  #1430358 18-Nov-2015 13:47
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A loss for rugby and the nation.

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  #1430362 18-Nov-2015 13:53
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Thoughts with the family and extended family at this time, it's not been an easy one. I hope he and Jerry Collins have some good banter sessions up there!

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  #1430363 18-Nov-2015 13:54
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RIP Big guy




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  #1430396 18-Nov-2015 14:11
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Nooooooo!
Far too young to die for such a man. Much sadness

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  #1430397 18-Nov-2015 14:12
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RIP Jonah




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  #1431412 19-Nov-2015 21:47
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Sad.

FYI, his This Is Your Life is on TVNZ OnDemand as from yesterday. I watched it over tea at daughters tonight, a great watch. 

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