Alastair SMITH
SMITH, Alastair Gibson:
Died at Wellington Hospital on November 20, 2019, aged 70. Cycling advocate, lecturer, tramper, penguineer and gentleman of leisure. Husband of Margaret Powell, father of Martin and Selina, and brother of Roslyn. A memorial gathering will be held at the Aro Valley Community Centre, 48 Aro Street, Aro Valley, at 2pm on Friday, November 29. Please bike or walk if you can. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Cycling Action Network or 350 Aotearoa in memory of Alastair.

Published by Dominion Post on Nov. 23, 2019.
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Memorial Gathering
Aro Valley Community Centre
48 Aro Street, Aro Valley, Wellington, Auckland
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Many years on since we worked together to create SATIS - the information service for industry - based at the Wellington Public library, I still remember how satisfying it was to develop a service which brought together in-depth library skills, use of the new on-line services and rapidly delivery of documents around town via our 10-speed bikes! It was great fun, tongue in cheek, to apply for a bike allowance (1s 6d a week or something) which still was on the Council books even though it probably hadn't been claimed for 30 years!
Norman Smith
December 8, 2019
Deepest condolences to Margaret and family. Alistair was a generous and kind soul, who helped to make our two years in Wellington a positive experience. May he rest in peace.
Heidi Julien
November 25, 2019
Alastair - as good man, with huge integrity and fun. I worked with him several times over the years and always enjoyed our subsequent conversations catching up. An exemplar to us all. Whanau - you can be hugely proud of him
Alan Smith
November 24, 2019
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