Recent necrology, August 2019

Some well-known people who have died recently:

  • Hugh Brogan, 1936-2019
    British historian and biographer
  • Terrance Dicks, 1935-2019
    Prolific novelist and script-editor who ushered in the psychedelic era of Doctor Who
  • Felix Donnelly, 1929-2019
    New Zealand priest, writer, social activist, founder of Youthline
  • Peter Fonda, 1939-2019
    Actor and producer whose best-known film was the counterculture Easy Rider

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  • Ray Henwood, 1937-2019
    Veteran Welsh-New Zealand actor
  • Ningali Lawford-Wolf, 1967-2019
    Australian aboriginal actress whose role in Rabbit-proof fence reflected her own family history
  • Brian Lochore, 1940-2019
    New Zealand Rugby Union player, coach and administrator

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  • Barrington Pheloung, 1954-2019
    Composer best known for his haunting theme music to Inspector Morse
  • Tahu Potiki, 1967-2019
    Former Ngāi Tahu CEO and author
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