Born 29th January 1957
Died suddenly at home on the 26th March 2020.
Loved husband of Carol. Loved father and father in law of Hine and Garry, Matenga, Ipu and Anna, Oralee and Michael and Kara. Cherished Papa of Zion, Michael, Karaitiana, Nikora, Asher, Matenga, Isaac, Jax, Oscar and Pia.
Son of Matenga and Mirama (dec). Brother and brother in law of Vera and Gary, Pingao and Paul (dec), Paul and Maria, Hine (dec) and Jake, Hori and Joylene, Ipu (dec) and Kim, Marahea and Trevor, Janet and Robert, June and Alf and Wiremu and Ratnah. Uncle to many.
Due to the restriction regarding tangihanga at this time there will be no funeral service. A memorial service to celebrate Matenga’s life will be held at a later date to be notified.
Families are Forever
Sunrise 26/06/1924 – Sunset 10/03/2020
Passed away peacefully at Wairoa Hospital surrounded by her loving whanau.
Cherished wife of George Pomana(dec). Loved and adored mother of Riwai (dec), Kataraina, Mihi, Vernon, Witana, George(dec), Trena, Taikato, Jewell(dec) and Cerah. Loving Nanny Ma to all her moko and moko moko.
Ada will lie at Kahungunu Marae Thursday 12 March 2020 at 4 pm. A funeral service for Ada will be held at Latter Day Saints Chapel Nuhaka on Saturday 14 March at 11.00am followed by interment at Takuraukahe urupa.
Passed away peacefully on Tuesday 10 March 2020 in the Wairoa Hospital aged 93 years. Beloved husband of Tangi Hawkins(dec). Father of Josephine and Bob(dec), Mervyn and Andrea(dec), Kuu, Vallerie and David(dec), Brenda, Tracey and John. Cherished papa to all his grandchildren and great grandchildren.
George will lie at Waipapa-a-Iwi Mohaka Marae on Tuesday 10 March 2020 from 4pm, where a tangihanga will be held for George on Thursday 12 March 2020 at 11am followed by interment at Hiruharama Urupa.
‘Rest in eternal peace papa, enjoy the fishing up there’
Passed away peacefully at the Wairoa Hospital on Monday 9 March 2020 aged 89.
Well known and well loved. Father of Andrew.
Jack will lie at home 32 Lucknow Street, Wairoa on Monday 9 March 2020 from 4:30pm. Jack will proceed to St Therese’s Catholic Church on Tuesday 10 March 2020 where a funeral service for Jack will be held at 1pm, followed by a private cremation.
All messages to PO Box60, Wairoa
Passed away Peacefully at Gisborne Hospital on Thursday 5th March 2020. Much loved Husband of Vicky. Loved Father of Shelly, Chris and Holly. Loved Koro of Issy, Joe, Phoebe, Chloe, Tylah-Rose, Khyarn and Jhaidyn. Beloved brother, uncle, cousin and friend to many near and far.
Jerry will lie at Kahungunu Marae from Friday 6th March 2020. A tangihanga for Jerry will be held on Monday 9th March 2020 at 11am, followed by interment in the Iwitea Urupa.
All messages and enquiries please contact Kahungunu Marae on (06) 837 8501