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Papa Ron Crocombe, 1929-2009

Tuimalealiifano, Morgan (2010) Papa Ron Crocombe, 1929-2009. The Journal of Pacific History, 45 (3). pp. 371-374. ISSN 0022-3344

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It was another perfect trip. He had returned to Rarotonga, his centre of the universe, after representing the Cook Islands government at meetings in Asia and China. Within hours, he was back on the plane, heading to Tonga, with suitcases of books for his long-time friend, the late Futa Helu, founder of the ‘Atenisi University. There, he and other eminent Pacific colleagues were inducted as honorary fellows. On his homeward journey to the Cooks, he caught a bus to Auckland airport. It was Thursday, 19 June 2009. Fellow passengers noted that after loading his suit cases, he fell asleep. He never walked off the bus.

Item Type: Journal Article
Subjects: D History General and Old World > D History (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Arts, Law and Education (FALE) > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Ms Shalni Sanjana
Date Deposited: 16 May 2010 21:00
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2012 20:59

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