Kiwi man, 31, dies of meningitis while teaching English in Cambodia

A New Zealand man who died while teaching in Cambodia is being remembered by family as a gentle giant.

Isak van Schalkwyk, a permanent resident of New Zealand, died on April 18 of meningitis. He was 31.

Auckland-based sister Nina Greeff said her parents, who live in South Africa, were heading away for the Easter weekend when they received a call that van Schalkwyk had died.

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