Rā whānau

Happy birthday to all those celebrating their birthdays this month.
Happy 80th birthday Darkie Tipa who celebrated his 80th birthday on Waitangi day.
Hope you had a great day dad. Love you Betsy Barry and all your mokopuna.

He pēpi

Isla-Rose Te Urumanao Suwarrow Docherty is a new mokopuna for Maria and Sam, Antoni and Hana and Donna and Lewis. She is the daughter of Mahinarangi Nicholas and Hayden Docherty, born Monday 21 January 2013, weighing in at 8lb 8ozs. Both mum and baby are doing great.

Isla-Rose Te Urumanao Suwarrow Docherty.

Whānau reunion

The Whitau whānau, including extended whānau, returned home for a reunion over Christmas. A special thanks to the Ngāi Tahu Fund, Mahara and Ben Te Aika, Rodger and cousin Luke for assisting our reunion.