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Hakinakina Warrior: George Nathan Patuawa

Hakinakina Warrior: George Nathan Patuawa. Whānau I would like to acknowledge this amazing warrior who hails from Kaihu Taita Marae tuturu and our current Dept Chair for the Rūnanga. He was born in Dargaville attended Dargaville High School, married to the late Veronica and blessed with four children. Joined NZ Cadet in 1957 graduated in 1957 – Waiouru then spent five years in NZ Army. Matua George and his daughter Katina walk the Hatea Loop every Wednesday around lunchtime! I know he is training for our Kaumātua Marae Hauora Challenge around the Hatea Loop Friday 29th November!! You’re an inspiration matua George thank you for motivating us all to stay active and keep moving! By the way matua George celebrated his 80th birthday awesome rolemodel! So come on whānau get out there and get moving, Hauora for Life!