Vanessa Eldridge

“I took Tui to the hospice shop to get burial clothes and a frame, flowers were donated, the community centre hosted a farewell morning tea in her brother’s honour. We were happy to help because we know it doesn’t take a village to just raise a person, it takes one to bury them too.”

It Takes a Village

“Some Māori are rich in tikanga, some rich in whānau, a few rich in money. Most are rich in aroha. Tui was all aroha.”