Tributes Online - Angela Ballara

Angela Heather Ballara

16/08/1944 - 17/09/2021

Ballara, Dr Heather (Angela)

Historian and member of the Waitangi Tribunal, died after a long illness on 17th September 2021, aged 77. 

Dearly loved wife of the late Bruno. Loved and respected mother and mother-in-law of Sira and Paul; Anna and Noel; Carlo and Zara; Niccolò and Trish; the late Callie; Francesco and Eugenie; and Guido and Emma.  Much loved grandmother of Harry, Jordan, Caitlin, Anna, Mila, Emily, Jacob, Eli, Lucca, Reuben, Sofia, Francesca, Matteo, and Sean. Younger sister of Tony.

Special thanks to the CCDHB oncology team - particularly Anne, as well as the staff of Te Hopai home for their care for Angela over recent months. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to St Mary of the Angels Charitable Trust or to Wellington Free Ambulance would be appreciated. 

Messages to the Ballara family can be left here in Angela’s tribute book or posted c/- PO Box 14-366, Kilbirnie, Wellington, 6241.

Angela may be viewed at Harbour City Funeral Home, 56 Onepu Road, Kilbirnie, Wellington on either Tuesday 28th September 2021 or Wednesday 29th September 2021 between 2:00pm – 5:00pm.

Given Covid 19 restrictions, a celebration of Angela’s life and cremation will be held on an invitation only basis on Thursday 30th September 2021 at 2PM. The livestream link to the service may be found at the top of this tribute page


Service Information
Date: 30/09/2021 Time: 2:00 p.m.