Nadene Lomu, wife of Jonah Lomu who passed away yesterday at his Epsom home in Auckland, aged 40, has set up a Givealittle page to raise money to bring his “dreams and visions to life.”
The rugby great and father of two suffered cardiac arrest, only days after returning to New Zealand from working as a spokesperson in the UK during the Rugby World Cup.
“Jonah and I had big plans to make a difference in the world with all that he learnt and for the great husband, father inspiration and icon to the world he will always be and with that as a team together we were going to build a lasting legacy. Jonah has left this earth too soon leaving us all empty hearted,” Lomu's grieving widow wrote on the Givealittle page.
"Through Jonah's strength which remains in our two sons and myself, with his spirit that will forever be by my side My promise is to bring the visions we both had planned to do together, I will now do this alone and we will make a real difference," her statement reads.
Nadene, who describes herself on the page as Jonah’s best friend, has not yet specified how she will fulfil his legacy but has vowed on a Facebook post linking to the page, to do “everything and more.”
Visit The Legacy of Jonah Lomu Givealittle page here.