McBride a thriller
I happened to switch on the TV to watch the rowing Thursday.
By coincidence, the time was just as Danny McBride lined up in his final.
Having read about Danny in the South Waikato News I instantly wired into the scene. What a man.
He started like a rocket and gave it heaps. Near the finish line he had me screaming at the box. Scared the living delights out of the cat.
So there you go Danny, I just want you to know what a pleasure it was to watch you GO. See you again on the box. Wouldn’t miss it. Allan Barclay
Thames motors for servicing Sam’s cars making sure he was safe on the streets when he was out there all hours.
We would especially like to thank the spokesperson from Beemac motors who spoke at Sam’s funeral. Thanks so much for being such a great friend at a time when he needed it, supporting him when his processions were taken away by the council. This was a stressful time for Sam, he’d become extremely stressed and angry following that time in his life, he’d kept it from us otherwise I’d have been there in a second supporting my brother.
Only God knows if he would still be with us today if only he was left alone to do what he loved the most, collecting stuff to help people who had less than he did.
You all did us proud looking after him for us, we will never be able to thank you all.
Sam did such an amazing service to the local community. I worked for 13 years in Tokoroa and Putaruru for the local council and quite often at 2-3am I’d be out fixing a broken water main and I’d see him out in the freezing cold on his bike with cans loaded up front and back, all you could see was Sam’s head peering over the cans, that was in the ’80’s before he got a car.
It’s such a pity not one person from the council got up to speak on its behalf to thank Sam for all he did, the family were very