A huge mihi to Rosemarie and Mitai Simon for finally tying the knot on 26 March. Whānau were seated outside Tūhuru waiting for the bride to be walked in by her father (Alan Stuart Tainui aka Dogger). It was a very emotional day, tears seemed to flow at every word spoken and sung. It was a very heart felt day, even the late Aunt Rose (Hinemoana Rose Tainui) was present in photos on the bridesmaids’ flowers and was felt in spirit throughout the whole day. [Read more…]