A World War II veteran and passionate Tauranga educator is remembered for the 'amazing' contribution he has made to the city he loved. Sandra Conchie has talked to his next-of-kin who shares reflections about her inspirational uncle.

Peter Alex Densem
(May 9, 1917 - October 16, 2019)

Peter Alex Densem just adored Tauranga and was its fiercest advocate.

World War II bomber coming to Tauranga
Tauranga veteran Peter Densem, 101, reflects on World War II service ahead of Anzac Day


The 102-year-old was proud to tell people he was born in Tauranga on May 9, 1917, and was