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November 29, 2011

Animal lover bequeaths estate proceeds to charity

 A Rotorua woman has bequeathed proceeds from the sale of her home to the Royal New Zealand Foundation of the Blind (RNZFB) Guide Dog Services and the Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

The late Nita Paterson, who passed away in August, dedicated her life to the welfare and care of animals.

Her great nephew Kevin Stanley said his earliest memories of his 'Great Aunt Nita' were of her numerous adopted dogs which she rescued and cared for at her Mangakakahi home.

Mr Stanley said: "Nita spent much of the 1980s volunteering her time with the SPCA. Her last pet dog, Ted, passed on when Nita was 84, and she reluctantly realised she could no longer care for any more pets adequately."  MORE>>

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