Tangihanga

He Aitua | Louise Ruiha Kennedy

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Tena Koutou e Ngati Whakaue, We will be meeting out at Houmaitawhiti Marae at 12 noon tomorrow Wednesday 16th Sept to attend Louise Ruiha Kennedy’s tangihanga in support of Sonia & whanau.   Please feel free to join us.

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Tangihanga – Putiputi O’Brien (nee Eruera)

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Kua hinga te kuia Putiputi O’Brien (nee Eruera, aged 93 years) no Ngati Tarawhai.  Ko ia  te tuahine a Anaru Rangiheuea. E te kuia, haere atu ra ki a Hine-nui-te-po Ki te tini ki te mano e ngaro haere nei e Haere atu ra!! E kore e mimiti te puna aroha mo te whanau i tenei wa… Ngati Whakaue will be attending Puti’s  tangihanga at Ruaihona marae, Te Teko,  tomorrow Wednesday 19th August. We will gather in front of Tunohopu at approximately 8.15a.m to leave there by 8.30a.m for those who may need a ride. Please feel free to join us apopo.

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Hura Kohatu mo Ngaire George

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Hura Kohatu mo Ngaire George He karanga tenei ki a koutou, kia whakawhaiti mai ki Mokai Marae ki Te Whakanui rawa tenei reo karanga. E whai ake nei ko nga whakaaturanga. MOKAI MARAE, TAUPO SATURDAY 1 AUGUST 2015 WHAKATAU 10am SERVICE 11am HAKARI 12.30pm Na nga pakeke o Ngati Te Kohera 0274733582

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He Aitua | Piatarihi Epapara

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Aonga ake koutou, Aunty Norma received word that Piatarihi Epapara (mokopuna of Molly Taiapa) passed away early this morning. She will lie at White Haven this afternoon. Nehu Tuesday 11am Kauae Cemetery Ano hoki, kua mate a Albert Christopher Haimona, te tamaiti a George Wassie Haimona raua ko Aroha Katene. Ko ia te mokopuna o Makarena Mackay (nee Mita) raua ko Rotorua Katene me Wenarata Stephainia Pango raua ko George Haimona.

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He Aitua | Wenerau Komene (nee Kingi)

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We received a call to say our cousin Wenerau Komene (nee Kingi) daughter of Ngaamo & Tukino Kingi passed away in Waikato last night. Wenerau  has just arrived at  White Haven and is expected to be taken to her niece’s home in Raukawa St, near their old homestead in Te Koutou around 3 clock this afternoon. Tomorrow morning the whanau will then  be taking Wenerau to Waihou Bay. At this stage there are no more details. Nga mihi aroha

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He Aitua | Ashley Davy

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Kua mate ohorere  a Ashley Allan Davy i te ra nei. Ko ia te tama a Ruia (Dadu) Davy (nee Morrison). Ka tae atu ia ki Tunohopu hei te wha karaka apopo, Ka nui te aroha ki a koutou  te whanau whanui. Moe mai ra e te uri o Whakaue te potiki ngau papawai a Rangiuru. We are very sad to hear of the sudden  passing of our kuia Ruia’s eldest son Ashley who is expected to arrive at Tunohopu  tomorrow (Thursday 4th June) at 4pm.   Our  deepest condolences go out to Ruia (Dadu) and the Morrison Davy whanau as well as the Poipoi whanau. Kei te haere tatou ki te tangihanga o to tatou rangatira a Mauriora i te mutunga o te hakari a Ashley Davy apopo.

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He Aitua | Atirikona Bennett

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Kua hinga te ringa kaha o aitua ki runga i a Atirikona George Te Kuru o te Marama Bennett. He tamaiti a George na Pihopa Pererika Peneti no Ngati Whakaue raua ko Arihia Rangioue Hemana no Ngati Pikiao.  I moe a George i a Aunty Lilly Green te tamahine a Nanny Tai Green no te Tairawhiti. Ka tae atu a George ki Taheke Marae hei te 3 karaka i te ahiahi apopo.  Hei te Taite e tu mai ra ka tukuna tona tinana ki te kopu o Papatuanuku.

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He Aitua | Sister Katarina Mariu

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Sister Katarina Mariu no Waihi, Taupo has died at Rotorua Hospital at 11.45pm last night. Ka tangi te titi Ka tangi te kaka Ka tangi hoki ahau tihei mauri ora.  Ka tangi mo te waonui a tane he takato te taonga nei, haere atu ra e rangatira e haere atu ra… On 29 April 2015, Sister Katarina passed peacefully at Rotorua Hospital. Dearly loved member of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Missions. Loved and cherished by all her whanau and friends. May she Rest in Peace. Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Sunday 3rd May at 11.30am, Waihi Village, Tokaanu. Thanks to the staff of Rotorua Hospital for their care of Mary Katarina. Taupo Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ […]

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He Aitua | George Graham

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Morena Koutou e Ngati Whakaue, With sadness we report that our whanaunga, our Rangatira George (Bubby) Graham passed away peacefully last night surrounded by his whanau.    Our condolences, our aroha  go out to Janice & whanau. Bubby will be brought to Tunohopu this evening at 5pm where he will lay for one night before being taken to Owhata Marae tomorrow (Sunday) morning. Maringi ana ngä roimata rere ana nga hupe  mou kua wehe atu ki te ao o wairua e Bubby. Moe mai ra!

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He Aitua: 28 Māori Battalion NZ Crete Veteran – Arthur Wihiri Midwood

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He Aitua: 28 Māori Battalion NZ Crete Veteran – Arthur Wihiri Midwood We have just received word that our koroua our Rangatira Arthur Midwood has passed away in Taupo. The whanau will be keeping him in Taupo overnight before bringing him to Tunohopu tomorrow morning between 11a.m & 11.30.am. His nehu will be on Wednesday morning. Our condolences go out to the whanau. Moe mai ra e te Rangatira. Below is a korero that Matua Arthur shared with the 28th Maori Battalion website project: NZ Crete Veteran Arthur Wihiri Midwood of 28 Māori Battalion Regimental number 39097 My name is Arthur Wihiri Midwood and I am 93 years old and live in Rotorua.  I am currently one of the Vice […]

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