Happy birthday to all of you celebrating birthdays this month and a special belated 93rd birthday greeting to Rata Dimond, the daughter of the late John Williamson and Mata Williamson née Fife. Rata was born and raised in Bluff and was one of 10 children.

Rata’s birthday on Sunday 1 November, was celebrated with whitebait patties and her favourite dessert – trifle. She was joined by her four children and some grand and great-grandchildren at her residence in the Edith Cavel Rest Home in Sumner, Christchurch. [Read more…]