Haere e te pononga ki te Torona o Ihoa o nga Mano.
Chris (Ngâ Puhi/Te Iwi o Môrehu) passed away suddenly on the 25th of January while at Râtana with whânau.
Much loved son of Rhona (Ngâti Kurî) & Whetu Peihopa (Ngâi Tai) and, raised by Mihima Moka (Ngâpuhi) & Ritete Motene (Ngâti Hine).
Loving dad of Melissa, Winne, Christopher & Lucia, loving dad of Rangimarie, Whetu-Marama, Kotahitanga, Ngatiini & Mihima Moka and all his moko.
A final pôwhiri is being held at Te Omeka Marae - 1133 Tauranga Road, RD3, Matamata - on Friday 29 January at 9am followed by Whakamoemiti at 10.30am.
28 January 2021