UPDATE - 7.10PM SUN 12 JUNE 2016: The whanau advise that the funeral service for matua Charlie will take place in Waiora marae, SH1, Ngataki at 10am on Tuesday 14th June 2016, followed by interment in Uru Te Kawa Urupa. Travel safely everyone.
E matua Charlie, e kore mutu te aroha ki a koe e te Rangatira.
UPDATE - 8.37PM SAT 12 JUNE 2016: Matua Charlie is now home in Waiora marae, Ngataki. Te Taumata Kaumatua o Ngati Kahu and roopu will be leaving tomorrow morning (Sunday 12th June) at 11.45am from Awanui to travel to the tangihanga.