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Maurine Margaret (née Tinnock)

Sunday, 13 May 1934



Friday, 8 March 2024

Peacefully, after a short illness, at Calvary Hospital, on 9 March 2024, aged 89 years.

Treasured daughter of Ada Lauder* and William Wallace Tinnock*, and dearly loved wife of Nicholas Graham (Tiny) Metzger for almost 70 years.

Beloved mother and mother-in-law of Paul* and Rosie Metzger, Robyn Metzger, Barbara Metzger and Syd Ball.

Beloved Nana of Aaron Metzger and Jan Trow, Michael Stevens and Emma Wyeth, Lara Stevens and Bob Bowen, Hannah Metzger, Daniel and Michelle Metzger, and Amy Rosenfeld.

Loved and respected by her 13 great-grandchildren.

The whānau thank the exceptional staff at Calvary and Southland Hospital for their dedicated care and manaaki.

Maurine is laying in state on Te Rau Aroha Marae, Bradshaw Street, Bluff.

Her service will take place there on Tuesday 12 March, beginning at 10 am. After her burial at Greenpoint Cemetery, a hākari will be served back on the marae.

Messages to 56 Bann Street, Bluff. Moe mai rā e te Taua. Okioki mai i roto i te rakimārie.

Please find a link to the livestream below


To Tiny and family,
Our thoughts are with you at this time in the loss of Maureen. Nothing can ever replace a mother.
Love to you all, she will be sadly missed

Sharon (née King) & Laurie Paterson


Thinking of you all at this sad time

Karen & Colin


Farewell Maurine - cousin, dear friend, mentor and babysitter in my youth. I have many wonderful memories. May your Waka always sail on calm waters.

Ian Treweek


My deepest sympathy to you all. May she RIP

Marion Osborn-McGregor


Sending love on your huge loss, thinking of you all

Pete and Gill Fewster


Dear Tiny and Family
Sending my Deepest Condolences. Keeping you all in my Thoughts, Love and Prayers.

Desiree Crooks (née Shannon)

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