HAAPU, Thomas Stephen. — Passed away peacefully, at Graceland’s Retirerment Village, in Hastings, on September 11th 2017. Beloved Husband of Manila. Loved father of Rewi, Chevel, Te Aranga, Ngarongo, Te Eke. Beloved son of Lyon and Bella Haapu. Treasured Brother to all his Brothers and Sisters, and loved Koko to all his mokos. We invite you to Celebrate Tom’s life (the ‘Real Whale Rider’), at Whangara Marae, Pa Road, Pouawa, on Thursday 14th September, at 11am sharp. “WE R”. Messages can be sent to the ‘Haapu Family’, C/- PO Box 967, Hastings 4156.