We managed to fit in a hui rūnanganui (executive meeting), but also farewelled Tāua Mata Holliday and her husband Ken, who will be returning to Australia to be closer to their tamariki and mokopuna.

Dinner, cake, waiata and speeches were the order of an evening enjoyed by all. They will be missed, having been part of a small group of “mainstay” kaimanaaki and kaitautoko for our marae for almost all of its 11 years. Nō reira, nei rā te tino mihi ki a kōrua. E kore kā mihi e mutu. [Read more…]