A tribute to Logan John TeMaaha Bennett (1986 - 2004)
 
 
  Logan John TeMaaha Bennett
  1986 - 2004
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Always in our hearts

This memorial site was created in memory of, Logan Bennett, who was born on May 14, 1986 and died tragically on January 28, 2004.

Logan was 17 years and eight months old when he and three other boys aged between 15 and 17 died in a car accident on Te Irirangi Drive, Botany, Auckland.

There was no alcohol or drugs involved, just speed and an inexperienced, and unlicensed driver.

Logan had a dream to fulfil.

Born in Invercargill, at age six his family moved to New Plymouth and a couple of years later to Browns Bay, Auckland. In 2000 his family moved to East Auckland.

Loganís true love was basketball. He played for the North Harbour representative team in 1998 and 1999 and later, the Counties Manukau under 18 team as well as the Howick College and Shelton Blazers 2nd division teams. He was also the stats person most Saturday nights for the Breakers who are part of the Australian NBL.

Aside from basketball he held many positions in his church. A week before the accident he expressed to his Bishop his desire to serve for two years as a missionary.

Like all young men he loved his music and he loved his family. Logan is still sadly missed by all his family and his many, many friends.

Loganís message to you:
Think twice before you decide to go racing, or perhaps take someone elseís life. Donít be foolish as we were because too many other people are left behind who suffer. Enjoy your life, but be careful and make the right choices.

Logan's legacy
For someone who had such a short life Logan left a big legacy.

As a result of the accident which affected a large number of the local community an organisation called MISSD (Mothers in Support of Safer Driving) was formed.

Now a group of mothers and several young people tour local schools with the wreck of the accident to deliver their message on safer driving.

The picture at left shows the cover of the presentaion they use with the message - It's All About Choice.

Logan's Photo Album

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Message from serena turei - friend
on:28/01/2012
8years today bro!! R.I.P


Message from Boom - Baa McGee - Friend
on:20/10/2010

Miss You Much BroTher ! Ox




Message from Aunty Ramona - Family
on:23/02/2008

Roses are red, violets are blue

Rain or sunshine we're thinking of you

Love you Lohgs, miss your big smile.

Aunty Ramona & Cam xxxx

 




Message from Marilyn Pokere - Cuz
on:11/10/2007

I love you logie bears!!!

cant w8 to see u again xoxoxo

 




Message from da mama - his mum
on:19/07/2006
Not a day goes by,that I think of you and know that you are well and extremely happy.I love you dearly my son.and miss you soo much.Eventually we will be together one sweet day.Love mama


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Brief Tributes to
Logan

Tribute placed by
its me your mama pokere
on 27/12/2008:

Another christmas my babe,another year has passed, and still i miss you dearly

Tribute placed by
moana Pokere
on 23/02/2008:

My beautiful boy,I love you, I love you, I love you.Always your mama

Tribute placed by
Lavinia McGee-Repia
on 19/07/2006:

Families are forever and this is what keeps us going. Miss you. Luv Sis McGee-Repia

Tribute placed by
leeana (narnie) pokere
on 26/03/2006:

Miss and will always love you my brother and friend ..*narn*..

Tribute placed by
Moana Pokere
on 25/02/2006:

Hey Logz whazz up,we miss you every day,you will always be my Stealth Maori.Love da mama

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