17 Sep 2020

Covid-19: Nigel Te Hiko remembered as generous, funny

From Morning Report, 6:08 am on 17 September 2020

The Raukawa leader and historian Nigel Te Hiko who died on Tuesday from Covid 19 is being described as a generous, funny and passionate man who will be hugely missed.

The Tokoroa man caught the virus from his older brother Alan, a worker at the Americold storage facility in Auckland who died two weeks ago at Middlemore Hospital.

Both men were in the fifties and their deaths bring the Covid-19 toll in this country to 25.

Iwi chair Vanessa Eparaima reporter Te Aniwa Hurihanga her friend had a wealth of knowledge and never stopped giving.