Well what an awesome weekend that was. Thank you to everyone who came from near and far to help me celebrate my 21st birthday. It was such a delight having all of my whānau and friends from across Te Waipounamu, Te Ika a Māui and beyond with us at Tuahiwi Marae. It wouldn’t have been possible without the help of my whānau, who stepped in and helped to make my night the best ever.

How fitting it was to have my Tāua Aroha Reriti-Crofts karanga our manuhiri into our whare and to have a mihi from both my Pōua Rakiihia Tau and Pōua Charlie Crofts. [Read more…]