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Richard Puanaki: a shining light and a great composer

Thursday, April 29th, 2021

Eulogies at a Requiem Mass for Richard Puanaki – pictured – described him as one of the nation’s great composers and a shining light in the Māori Catholic church. Rihari Tiki Te Aroha Puanaki (72) died last week of cancer in his home town Wairoa. After many years away he returned there to teach at Read more