Kelvin Strong former secretary of the Aggregate and Quarry Association passed away on 27 Feb 2015, aged 74 years, just a couple of days after his wife Beth also passed. Kelvin coordinated the combined Annual IOQNZ/AQA Conferences for several years.

A service to celebrate his life will be held in St John’s Anglican Church, cnr Moonshine Road and Fergusson Drive, Trentham on Wednesday March 4, 2015 at 1.30pm followed by private cremation.