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Michael Taylor photo;


Tree species:

Podocarpus totara


17 June 2015


North bank of the Water of Leith, in front of Commerce building


Michael Mouti Taylor (1988-2013). Born in New Plymouth and educated at NPBHS.

Student at the University of Otago 2007-2013. Bachelor of Physical Education 2011. Third year Physiotherapy student.

Michael's time at the University of Otago was a significant part of his life and he never gave up on his dream of being a Physio.

He was a dedicated member, player, coach and committee member of the Otago University basketball club and first singlet to be retired. He trained and competed with St Clair Surf Life Saving Club, volunteered as a sports medic and was part of the exercise prescription clinic.

Michael lived every day to the fullest and stayed true to his dream. Taken suddenly in an accident while returning home at the end of the semester.




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