He mihi nā te whānau Haupōkia.
We, the Haupōkia whānau; Moanaroa, Josephine, Lucille, Claudette, and Lance would like to acknowledge our mother Nora Haupokia, and her sisters aunty Phyllis, and aunty Pauline. Out of the kindness of their hearts and the tireless support shown throughout the ongoing search of Tom Phillips and his 3 children we would like to thank you.
We are honoured and overwhelmed by your support received over the past 3 weeks and extend our heartfelt thanks to:
MFM Te Reo O Te Iwi
Te Korapatū (TK2)
Te Korowai Aroha Chraitable Trust
Maniapoto Whānau Ora Centre
Taumarunui Community Kōkiri Trust,
Kāwhia Police (Jono) and the Kāwhia food bank (Shanny)
Maara Gardens Te Kūiti
Ōtorohanga Countdown and Ōtorohanga Hostel
Ōpārau, Rākaunui, and Awaroa Whanau
Brown whānau Ōtorohanga
Aunty Jo and whānau
Noddy Green
Dawn Winikerei and whānau
Pēhimatea Farms
Chris Lovelle
Sue Smith
Kiritehere whānau and the many more for your koha of kai, shelter and time.
With your kindness we were able to care and look after the Land SARS, Surf Lifeguards, Police, Fire Search and Rescue in support of the Phillips family.