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Riaki (Nan, Ina) Tauwhare-Panapa-Pu

June 19, 2022

25/05/1933 ~ 19/06/2022

Passed away peacefully surrounded by whanau.

Daughter of the late Mary TeHema and Laurie Tauwhare

Dearly loved Sister of the late Bonnie, Bill, Tahana & Riwaka,

survived by Adelaide & Tuhuru

Loved Mother of the late Pita, Laurie, Tana, Tina & Wayne Panapa, survived by Diana, Frank, James & Sunny Panapa, Tania, Nathan & Jerry Pu.

Loved Taua and Tauanui to her beautiful mokopuna.

At home: 649 Kumara Junction Highway, Arahura Awatuna, Hokitika 7882.

Service will take place at Thompson’s funeral home Hokitika on the 21st June 2022 at 2pm thereafter leaving the Coast 

Then traveling to Oeo Marae, Otakeho 4678

To be laid to rest beside the late Jerry Pu of Taranaki


  1. Shona Marshall

    Really sorry to hear of Nan’s passing. Such a lovely lady. RIP beautiful lady❤️

  2. Yvonne Cochrane

    A beautiful Wahine. Aroha to the whanau. R.I.P. Nanny ❤️

  3. Sandra Cudmore

    Condolences to all the Family Nan was a beautiful lady who I loved would come into the shop just for a Hi we all have missed her visits. Rest now Beauty Nan 💔💞💓💓

    • Jackie Douglas

      So sorry to hear of Nan’s passing.
      Heartfelt condolences to whanau and friends.

  4. Jennie Roberts

    Loving thoughts to all Nan’s whanau

  5. Rose Keenan

    Tania & extended family, keeping you all in my thoughts & prayers as you mourn the loss of Nan. RIP.


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