Death of Pacific business leader
and English heritage.
He was married with five children and was described in his death notice as ‘‘the number 1’’ in his family.
‘‘Darling Rob you were taken too soon and will be missed beyond belief,’’ the notice read.
The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, said Neru was passionate about the work of the trust and ‘‘dedicated to helping more Pacific people in to business. His drive and warmth will be sadly missed.’’
Before he started working with the trust, Neru had 25 years owning and operating businesses across a variety of industries.
‘‘My prayers and sympathies to his wife Marianne, his children Andrew, Kimberly, Jessica, Michael and Zoe and all his extended family. My thoughts are with you,’’ LotuIiga said.
Robert Neru, whose death has stunned the Porirua community.