Family Notice - Deaths

He panui pouri tenei. NGATA, Rongoitekai (Ronnie). Passed away peacefully at his home in Te Araroa, aged 82 years. Son of the late Paratene Te Ihi and Heni Haereroa Ngata. Beloved husband of the late Rev. Waipaina (Queen Anne) Ngata, and loved father and father-in-law to Donna and Ming, Hohepa and Paula, Wipere and Ronee, Ane and Jeremy, Barry and the late Maree Wooding-Ngata and his treasured daughter Vicky. Tipuna papa i whangai ko tona mokopuna ko John. He koro piri rawa ki a Ngaru raua ko Wini me o raua whanau. Papa to twenty grand-children and sixteen great- grandchildren, and counting. On Tuesday 18th April from 1pm he will lie in state at his home, 66 Abbott Street. His funeral service will be held at Evans Chapel, Ormond Road, at 11am on Thursday 20th April followed by interment at Taruheru Lawn Cemetery. - Evans Funeral Services Ltd FDANZ www.evansfuneral.co.nz