MATIAHA, Kapu. (AKA Kapu Rangi)
On 23rd June 2017 at Wairarapa Hospital, surrounded by whanau. Aged 81 years.
Dearly loved husband of Kathy; and the late Babe.
Loved father and father-in-law of Topeara and Ruku Wihongi, Hector and Sue Rangi, Kelvin and Bellita, Awhina and the late Steve, George and Justine, Monica and Hone, John and Maria, Kapu and Toni, Barry and Family, Stuart and the late Tiny, and his whangai daughter Tara.
Loved Koro of all his grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Kapu will lie at the Te Ore Ore Marae, Bideford Road, Masterton where his funeral service will be held on Tuesday 27th June 2017 at 11.00am followed by burial at Gladstone.
Messages to the Matiaha family C/- P.O. Box 185, Carterton 5743 or can be left in Kapu’s tribute book here at tributes.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FROM FAMILY
Kathy together with all Kapu’s whanau wish to express their heartfelt thanks to all who have supported them during Kapu’s recent illness and at the time of his passing.
We have appreciated the lovely personal messages of sympathy, cards, letters, flowers, food, Koha, phone calls, visits, tributes and the presence of those who travelled from near and far to be with us at this time.
A special thanks to the Doctors and staff Wairarapa Hospital and the Kahukura Palliative Care Team for their care of Kapu; to the Ministers and Kamatua who supported and guided us through this time; and to those who worked tirelessly behind the scenes at the marae. As it is not possible to thank you all individually please accept this as a personal acknowledge to each and every one of you. Aroha nui