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The Late: VINCENT MULLHERN PAUL RAWIRI Passes Away at Wyong, NSW, AUSTRALIA.
Kia Ora E Te Whanau
This is to inform the Family, Friends and Whanau of the sudden and unexpected death of the Late: VINCENT MULLHERN PAUL RAWIRI, (formerly of Gisborne, New Zealand) on Thursday 16 September 2004, at Wyong, on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia.
To VINCE's Whanau gathered at Wyong, NSW, those around Australia, back home in Aotearoa and around the World, but especially his soulmate, Wharekura and their children, Ayla, Blair, Vincent, Thomas and Shania, on behalf of Mitacare Funeral Services and our Whanau, I express and extend our Aroha to you all at this sad time.
May the LORD bless, strengthen and comfort you as you make preparations to receive VINCE at home, firstly at Wyong, NSW and then at the Takitimu Marae, Lavenham Road, Waituhi, Gisborne, Aotearoa (New Zealand).
As arrangements are finalised for the Late: VINCENT MULLHERN PAUL RAWIRI to return home to Aotearoa (New Zealand), I will post an update Panui to this web page to keep you informed as to departure from Sydney and arrival in Auckland, etc.
Arohanui, Ka kite ano.
Edited by - mitacare on Sep 18 2004 6:12:23 PM
Kia Ora E Te Whanau
This is to inform and confirm to the Family, Friends and Whanau that the Body of the Late: Vincent Mullhern Paul RAWIRI will be transferred through to 317 Tuggerawong Road, Wyong, NSW, Australia, this afternoon, Tuesday 21 September 2004. Vince will lay-in-state there for one night only.
On Wednesday 22 September 2004, at 10:30am, Vince will be transferred back to Mitacare Funeral Services, Sydney, in preparation for his journey back to Aotearoa (New Zealand).
The Late: VINCENT MULLHERN PAUL RAWIRI is scheduled to depart Sydney at 09:30am on Thursday 23 September 2004, aboard Air NZ Flight 102, with an estimated arrival into Auckland at 2:30pm (NZT). He will be accompanied by his wife, Wharekura and their 5 children together with other Whanau.
Following a brief stop at South Auckland Funeral Services, 553 Great South Road, Otahuhu, The Late: VINCENT MULLHERN PAUL RAWIRI will be transferred by his Whanau to the Takitimu Marae, Waituhi, Gisborne, where he will lay-in-state until the day of his internment in the Whanau Urupa.
On behalf of Mitacare Funeral Services and our Whanau in Sydney, I express and extend our Aroha to all the Family, Friends and Whanau in Wyong, Australia and those gathering at Takitimu Marae, Gisborne, to tangi VINCE's farewell.
May the LORD bless and comfort you all at this sad time.
It has been an honour and a priviledge to serve your Whanau.
GOD BLESS You all. Kia Kaha.
Ka kite ano
Kia Ora e te Whanau
This is to inform and confirm the departure of the Late: Vincent Mullhern Paul RAWIRI, his wife Kura and their five children, together with other Whanau, from Sydney this morning. They are travelling aboard Air NZ Flight 102 which is scheduled to arrive in Auckland at 2:30pm today, Thursday 23 September 2004.
Following a brief stop-over at South Auckland Funeral Services, 553 Great South Road, Otahuhu, the Late: Vincent Mullhern Paul RAWIRI will be transferred through to the Takitimu Marae, Waituhi, Gisborne where he will lay-in-state until the day of his internment in the Whanau Urupa.
To all the Family, Friends, Whanau and Whanaunga gathered at Takitimu Marae to receive Vince and his Whanau, I express and extend my Aroha to you all as you Tangi his farewell.
To Kura and the children, Ayla, Blair, the twins Vincent and Thomas, and Shania, Kia Kaha! My Whanau and I extend our AROHA for you. I pray the LORD will bless and comfort each of you throughout this period of mourning and also in the days, weeks and months ahead.
To all of Vince's friends and Whanaunga on the Central Coast, NSW, Australia, especially his mates from the North Lakes Rugby Club, Thank You for the Welcome you gave Vince when I brought him home on Tuesday. The Haka was absolutely awesome. It was one of the most moving 'Welcome Home' I have experienced. Thank You! It is has been raining here in Sydney this morning, I know this rain is Vince's tears for all of you, and his Ozzie Whanau as he leaves the shores of Australia for the final time. God Bless You All.
Whanau, this brings my Mahi for the Late: Vincent Mullhern Paul RAWIRI to a close. It has been an honour and priviledge to serve your Family, Friends and Whanau at this very sad time.
On behalf of Mitacare Funeral Services and our Whanau in Sydney, our Aroha is extended to you all. Kia Ora.
Ka kite ano.