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Sad passing of Hudson Sellars

Published: 28 March 2017

It is with sadness that Contractor Connect advises of the unexpected passing of Spencer Henshaw Limited’s QA Manager, Hudson Sellars.


Just 43, Hudson was part of the Spencer Henshaw business since the very beginning and leaves behind a young family.

SHL Operations Director Tom Lavery says Hudson was always ready to listen and to help, and was generous with his time, knowledge and patience.

“In his quality assurance role Hudson was our rock, and our rock star. We’ll all miss him terribly; it’s difficult to think about getting on with things without him.”

Housing New Zealand’s Regional Maintenance Manager (Northern), Hellen Folau, says Hudson was always her ‘go to’ person.

“Without fail when I would ask Hudson to round up his troops for a scoping exercise or to assess a situation at one of our properties, he would always organise things and provide advice or a matter how far he had to go.

“Hudson was a humble character who was always professional in his work and will be sorely missed by our Maintenance Delivery team at Housing New Zealand.”

Our thoughts and condolences go to Hudson’s family, colleagues and friends.


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