National Rifle Association of New Zealand

RIP - Adrian Blackett

Posted by Helen Morgan

Adrian Blackett died on 22nd June 2019 at home in Martinborough (formerly of Pirinoa), aged 82. Beloved husband of Robyn and dearly loved father and father-in-law of Rob and Rose, Tessa and Keith. Loving grandpa of Tim and Sophie.

Adrian was a long time member of the Upper Hutt Rifle Club.  He was a member of the NZ Team that traveled to Brisbane in 1969. Adrian started shooting while at Wellington's Victoria University in the 1960's.

A service to celebrate Adrian's life will be held at St Andrew's Anglican Church, Dublin Street, Martinborough, on Friday 28th June at 1.00pm. Messages to the Blackett family, C/- PO Box 185, Carterton 5743, or may be left on Adrian's tribute page at