Death Notice
  • "Hayden, a good 16 years have past since we last saw each..."
    - Kirsty Macmillan
  • "So sad. He was always such a humble, welcoming (and..."
    - Ducky
  • "Te whanau Rupapera,our sincere condolences on the passing..."
  • "Te whanau Rupapera,mamai aroha whanau.Sorry we couldn't be..."
  • "Far to young my bro..!! Thank you for all the great times..."
    - Luke Berryman

Hayden Joseph Kane:
Passed away peacefully at Taranaki Base Hospital, on Sunday 11th February 2018, aged 41 years. Son of the late Joseph Laulu and Marilyn Rupapera, brother of the late Tangiwai Rupapera, much loved uncle to Sandra-Lana Rupapera, and Koro to Tatiana and Messines. Staunch and proud to the end, he'll be missed by all his whnau and 'brothers'. Please send any messages to "The Rupapera Family", c/- PO Box 4016, New Plymouth. Hayden will be at the Eltham Mori Club Hall, York Street, Eltham, until his interment at Eltham Cemetery on Wednesday 14th February 2018, at 12.30pm. Friends and extended whnau are invited to join us to celebrate and remember Hayden on the day, at 11.00am. A simple 'no fuss' opportunity for everyone to say goodbye is planned, so bring your smiles, laughs and self to help us achieve this - Rupapera whnau.


Published in Taranaki Daily News on Feb. 13, 2018