Haane Manahi's Sword of Valour

A pohiri was held for a military contingent at Te Papaiouru Marae, Ohinemutu, yesterday to receive the Haane Manahi Sword of Valour, which was presented to the family of Haane Manahi, DCM, by Queen Elizabeth II in recognition of his bravery in the battle of Tarouna, Tunisia, in World War II.
Hundreds of people attended the Whakaue Whanau Day at Maketu on Sunday. The day aimed to get families together to enjoy themselves and it was themed around the water and the land. Ben Fraser and George Novak were there.