MP Mark Cameron's son Brody  suddenly dies aged 22

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A New Zealand MP's son has died aged 22.

Act Party minister Mark Cameron announced the death of his son Brody on Wednesday, five days after his passing.

'Good speed my Son, my boy. I love you always, Dad. RIP,' Mr Cameron wrote on Facebook.

Body's cause of death is unclear.

Condolences have flown for mourning father and NZ Act Party MP, Mark Cameron (right), after his son, Brody (left), suddenly died on May 10

Condolences have flown for mourning father and NZ Act Party MP, Mark Cameron (right), after his son, Brody (left), suddenly died on May 10

Mr Cameron remembered his son as someone who chose kindness and dignity when others would turn to 'anger, frustration'

Mr Cameron remembered his son as someone who chose kindness and dignity when others would turn to 'anger, frustration'

Brody was a celebrated forward for the Vikings Rugby Football Club in Northland, the northernmost region of NZ.

His friends and family on Thursday gathered at the Dargaville Rugby Club for his memorial service.

The country's Prime Minister Christopher Luxon offered Mr Cameron condolences on behalf of the Nationals Party, with whom the Act Party are in a Coalition with.

'I offer our deepest condolences to you, Mark. I know the thoughts and prayers of the whole Parliament are with your family right now too,' Mr Luxon wrote.

Other politicians also wrote messages of support to the grieving father.

'Take care my friend our thoughts and prayers are with you,' fellow Act MP Karen Chhour wrote.

Labour Party MP Barbara Edmonds said the news of Brody's death was 'heartbreaking', adding: 'my biggest aroha (Maori for love) to you and your family at this time'.

Public figures, such as former politicians, also wished Mr Cameron their best in the wake of the death.

'Very sad news Mark love from our family to yours,' former Northland MP Matt King wrote.

'My deepest thoughts are with you and your family,' social media personality Farmer James added.

The country's Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon (pictured), offered Mr Cameron condolences on behalf of the Nationals Party, with whom the Act Party are in a Coalition with

The country's Prime Minister, Christopher Luxon (pictured), offered Mr Cameron condolences on behalf of the Nationals Party, with whom the Act Party are in a Coalition with

The 22-year-old was a celebrated forward for the Vikings Rugby Football Club in Northland, the northernmost region of NZ

The 22-year-old was a celebrated forward for the Vikings Rugby Football Club in Northland, the northernmost region of NZ

Mr Cameron (pictured) said his son was 'all of my successes and none of my failures'

Mr Cameron (pictured) said his son was 'all of my successes and none of my failures'

An emotional Mr Cameron said no parent should have to bury their child in a touching eulogy at Brody's memorial service.

He described his son as 'all of my successes and none of my failures' while fighting back tears.

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'From a father to a son, I say to you tackle the b******s, run straight, leave your shoes and your hat at the door and remember to smile when you’re greeted, for we will say hi, you will say hi and we are together,' Mr Cameron said.

The mourning father said his son chose kindness and dignity when others would turn to 'anger, frustration'.

'When apathy beset the many, you found sympathy, empathy and kindness that only a few of us could actually ever parallel,' he said.

'When some looked for shortcomings and weakness and errors of the vulnerable, my boy you found decency, dignity and their blessings.'

'The many qualities that I do not have, some here do not have, you brought to all of us.'

The Vikings Rugby Football Club also paid tribute to their former forward, saying it was with 'great sadness' to pass on the heartbreaking news.

'Brody was a player with the Vikings team in 2018 as a highly valued forward,' they wrote.

'He was also a well respected and well liked player for the Whangārei Boys High 1st XV Team during the same time.'

A number of the images shown to those in attendance for Brody's memorial featured the 22-year-old alongside his beloved dog (pictured)

A number of the images shown to those in attendance for Brody's memorial featured the 22-year-old alongside his beloved dog (pictured)

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