14 Apr 2020

Father of groom in Bluff wedding dies from Covid-19

4:03 pm on 14 April 2020

The 86-year-old man who died after attending the Bluff wedding, which has become the country's largest Covid-19 cluster, has been named.

Greek-born Christos Tzanoudakis was attending his son's wedding.

A source close to him confirmed his death, and says his family and the Greek community is devastated.

Tzanoudakis was a co-founder and former president of the Cretans Association of New Zealand.

He was one of nine people in New Zealand to die after contracting Covid-19.

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