Kua hinga a Matua Keith McDowell inapo. Our hearts go out to Rowena, Derek, Grant and whanau to hear that your kaumatua died last night.
E te Matua Keith, haere koe ki mua i te arai ki to whaiaipo Rosina. Hoki atu ki te kainga tuturu ki Hawaiki nui Hawaiki roa Hawaiki pamamao, hoki atu koe ki o nga tupuna. Hoki atu ki te okiokinga mo tatou. Haere, haere, haere atu ra. E takoto ana te tupapaku ko te Marae o tatou "Te Paa a Parore."
We will advise funeral details as they come to hand.
Kua hinga a matua Chum i te ata nei. We were saddened to read the following message from matua Chum's daughter Lyn Reid this morning:
"My Dad departed this earth this morning, he will be at home 812 Kohumaru Road this afternoon, service at Eastern Rugby Clubrooms 10 a.m. tomorrow, followed by private burial.
Contact phone 09 4060027"