The Royal New Zealand Artillery
It is with regret I advise that Heta Tobin has marched off to the Gunpark in the Sky. Heta passed away on 6th March 2019 aged 72.
Rest in Peace Heta. Thank you for your service.
Heta Served 2 tours in Vietnam 68/69 & 70/71 as a Gun Number. His 70/71 tour he was the No1 of No 1 Gun.
They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
WE STAND ON THE SHOULDERS OF GIANTS
LEST WE FORGET
The Tangi for Heta will be held 1100hrs Sat 9 Mar at TE PAATU Marae KAITAIA. He will the be laid to rest at TARAKAKA Urupa. Medals please.