It is with great sadness that we advise of Bronson’s sudden death in the early hours of Sunday on the morning of 26 November, on his 38th birthday. Dearly loved son of Girl (dec), cherished brother of Paul. Treasured cousin, uncle, nephew and brother of the fist. His body will lie at Te Huki Marae until the final service on Friday 01.12.23 at 11am. We will lay him to rest at Te Huki urupa. Whānau invite everyone back to Te Huki marae for hakari. Haere atu rā ki tua o Paerau, ko ngā whakaaro nui ki tō whānau. E whanga ana tō māmā ki tō rahi!
Passed away unexpectedly on Monday 20th of November 2023.
Dearly loved partner of Imshei (Kimmy) and pāpā of Maia and Aurora. Treasured son of Eugene, Natalie and Ian, tuakana to Ashleigh and Krystal.
Cherished cuzzie, mate, nephew, uncle, brother in law and brother in arms to his navy and army whanau.
For those wanting to pay their respects we will be holding two services. The first on Friday morning at the Linton Cultural Centre commencing from 8.45am. From there we will travel home to Whakakī where he will lay at the pā (1731 State Highway 2, Whakakī) until the final service on Sunday morning scheduled for 11am.
The whānau would like to extend their sincere thanks for all the aroha and support we continue to receive as Karamana makes his final journey home.
Born 22.02.1953 – Died 22.11.2023
It is with great sadness that we advise of Mike’s passing after a short battle with his illness on Wednesday 22.11.2023 at Wairoa Hospital.
Loved son of Gordon(dec) and Blanche(dec) (nee Garnham) Nissen. Beloved husband of Here Turi Koka. Treasured Dad and father in law of Michael and Michelle, Haylie and Paul, Karaitiana and Tusie, Tatiana IV and John, and Shane and Chrysler. Adored Koro of Tahliya, Ihaka, Trayjuoin, Kahuroa, Elijah, Tiana, Stormee, Sophie-Jay, Poutu, Te Ha-O-Here-Turi-Koka, Tatiana V, Tirokia, and Ngaire-Rain.
Mike will lie in state at his home, 26 Karaka Street Wairoa, from Thursday 23.11.2023 where his funeral service will be held on Saturday 25.11.2023 at 1pm, followed by his burial in the Wairoa Lawn Cemetery.
Friends and whanau are welcome to join us for hakari at home, following the burial.
Passed away peacefully at home Frasertown, Wairoa on Thursday 16 November 2023. Loved father of Christian, Nathan, Rachel, Angela (dec). Loved grandfather of Annabella, Ava, Thomas, Briella, Silas, and Oliver. Loved brother of Jenny Ratcliffe. Loved friend to many. A private cremation for Geoffrey has been held, a memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate a donation to the Cancer Society at www.cancer.org.nz/donate-now/
Passed away peacefully at Nelson Hospital, Wednesday 8th November 2023 in her 85th year.
Beloved wife of Garth and mother of Greg and Ali, Simon and Jaime and loved nanny to Lucas, Rome and Tamaya. Loved daughter of Koroheke (deceased) and Rokatūkotahi (deceased) and loved sibling to her many brothers and sisters. Beloved Aunty to all her nieces and nephews and dear friend and whanaunga to many more.
Buzzie will travel to Wairoa on Friday 10th November to lie at Taihoa Marae, Mahia Avenue. On Sunday 12th November she will be taken to St Peters Catholic Church, Queen Street, Wairoa where her funeral service will be held at 2pm followed by interment at Wairoa Cemetery.
‘Mate atu tetekura ka ara mai rā tetekura e’