Ngāti Hauā, Ngāti Te Oro, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Pirirākau. Born December 21, 1952. Passed away on February 09, 2023. Much loved and respected Iwi Leader, Husband, Father, Nana, Uncle, Father in law, passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by whānau. Russells Tangihanga will be held at Raungaiti Marae till Monday. A service will be held at 11am Monday 13 February followed by the nehu at Te Tapiri Urupa in Waharoa. Moe mai rā i ngā ringa atawhai o te Atua, okioki atu rā.