John Loughnan

John was born into a family in Te Kuiti.  after attaining University entrance, John chose to follow a sporting career in Water Skiing and represented New Zealand in the World Championships.

in 1966, John returned to New Zealand and whilst mustering stock on a motorcycle, an accident casued a broken neck.  After rehabilitaion John toook up coaching Water Skiing and from there moved onto painting by the mouth after being awarded a student Scolarship from MFPA.

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