Suddenly on Saturday 18 January 2020, after a long hard-fought battle. Much loved soul mate of Joanna. Loved father of Niki and Carla, Kori and Jamie, Tegan and Waiora, and Kawana. Loved Koro to his many grandchildren.
Tāne will lie at Pickering funeral chapel, 62 Marine Parade, Wairoa. A funeral service for Tāne will be held at 68 Whakamahia Road, Wairoa on Sunday 26 January 2020 at 11am followed by a private cremation.