John Cocks

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John 'Cocksy' Cocks
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Born(1966-08-23)23 August 1966
Died6 February 2019(2019-02-06) (aged 52)
Tairua, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealand
OccupationCelebrity Builder
Years active1998–2019
Spouse(s)Dana Coote
(m. 2017)
Children3

John Cocks (23 August 1966 – 6 February 2019), also known as John 'Cocksy' Cocks, was a New Zealand celebrity builder and television presenter. He was most notable for working on the My House My Castle[1] series in the 1990s for New Zealand's TV2.[2]

In 2016, he was diagnosed with terminal kidney cancer.[3][4] He died from the disease on 6 February 2019 at his home in Tairua, New Zealand, aged 52.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "BNZ GoodHome". BNZ GoodHome. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  2. "Cocksy Helps Ford and Variety to Help NZ Children | Scoop News". www.scoop.co.nz. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  3. @caromengyee, Carolyne Meng-Yee Investigative reporter, NZ Herald carolyne meng-yee@nzherald co nz (2018-05-05). "Reality TV star John 'Cocksy' Cocks' brave battle with terminal cancer". NZ Herald. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 2018-05-07.
  4. Meng-Yee, Carolyne (19 March 2017). "Exclusive: TV builder Cocksy's terminal cancer battle". New Zealand Herald. ISSN 1170-0777. Retrieved 5 April 2017.
  5. "Popular TV show builder John 'Cocksy' Cocks has died". Stuff. Retrieved 2019-02-07.