Rā whānau

Last year Sheila Jardine, (nee Wilkinson) celebrated her 100th birthday with her Christchurch whānau. She was delighted to receive a message from the Queen. This year, she turned 101 and enjoyed celebrations with her whānau.
Sheila has 15 great-grandchildren. Sheila’s parents were George Wilkinson from Donegal, Ireland, and Maria Bates, the daughter of Kuihi and Nathaniel Bates. She grew up on Rakiura. [Read more…]