Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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John arrived at St Helens Hospital 20th April 1954, his mother Hazel & father Joannes gulped took a deep breath then sighed, so the story begins.
After a short time he was joined by a baby brother, Brae. The boys were christened as Catholics and John started his schooling at The Holy Family School in Aro St where the family lived till 1959.
But all good things come to an ...