It is with the greatest sadness that JNZ announces the passing of Patrick James Toner, JNZ & Kodokan Shichidan.
Pat was awarded his JNZ Lifetime Award of Grade in 2008 and Life Membership of JNZ in 2009.
The thoughts of all of the members at Wellington Judo Academy and the extended martial arts community are with Patrick’s wife of thirty years, Carol and his daughters Patricia, Maureen, Maria and Victoria and their families as well as his siblings and extended family in the UK.
JNZ also extends its condolences.
More about Pat's life andextensive martial background can be found in the attachment.