Parekura Tureia Horomia passed away
The Hon Parekura Tureia Horomia passed away at 4.30pm Monday
afternoon at his home at Mangatuna, Tolaga Bay surrounded by
He will arrive at Hauiti Marae, Tolaga Bay
late Tuesday afternoon.
Funeral details to follow.
riro ra ia te momo o te tangata ka memene ki tawhiti.
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