10.35PM TUES 07/06/2016 - UPDATE: Lloyd Popata has advised that the whanau have set the funeral service time and date for Sir Graham as 10am Saturday 11th June 2016 at Te Paatu marae, Pamapuria SH1, followed by interment in Tarakaka urupa.
6.33PM TUES 07/06/2016 - UPDATE: Ta Kereama has arrived home to Te Paatu marae.
Kua hinga a Ta Kereama Ratima. I mate ki tana kainga ki Pāmapūria i waenganui i tana whānau. Ko te hoa Rangatira o Lady Emily.
Kua hinga a Les Still inanahi.
We are sad to hear that Les Still passed away yesterday and is lying at Kareponia marae.
Les' funeral service starts tomorrow (Saturday 14 May 2016) in Kareponia marae followed by burial in Komako urupa.
Ka tino aroha ki a Julia me te whanau. E te rangatira Les haere koe ki to kainga tuturu. Haere haere haere atu ra.
Te Rūnanga-ā-Iwi O Ngāti Kahu – Notice of Hui-a-Marama
Date: Saturday 28 May 2016
Host: Ngai Tohianga
Venue: Oturu marae, Oturu Rd, Oturu
UPDATE 2PM FRIDAY 13 MAY 2016: Whanau advise that Cil has now been taken from Waatea marae and is on her way home to Toatoa.
I mate a Cil ki Tamaki Makaurau inanahi. Aroha (Cil) Erstich passed away unexpectedly yesterday in Auckland. Her tupapaku is now at Waatea marae (31 Calthorp Cl, Favona) in Mangere this morning. She is expected home at Ko Te Ahua marae in Toatoa later today. We will update arrangements for her tangihanga as they come to hand.
Ka nui te aroha ki a Joe me te whanau.