He is survived by wife Jenny, son Mark and daughter Bridget, TVNZ reports.
- Publish Date
- Tuesday, 29 March 2016, 12:40PM
The man regarded as the "voice" of New Zealand's longest-running television show,Country Calendar, has died not long after the show celebrated its 50th anniversary.
Frank Torley, 75, died peacefully on Saturday morning after a short, sharp battle with cancer, his former employer TVNZ reports.
He retired as the narrator on Country Calendar last month because of problems with his vocal cords.
The rural-focused show celebrated its 50th year earlier this month.