Meet the locals #4

Gilbert Haisman Portrait of Gilbert by Taja Farslow Gilbert and Kamala will be familiar figures to many, walking their beloved little dog on the shore or around the village. Gilbert, a well known musician in the Paekakariki community, has lived here half a century after he turned … [Read more...] about Meet the locals #4

Meet the locals #3

Suzie Richardson Suzie’s parents first settled here when they were balloted for one of five houses built in Paekākāriki for returned servicemen after the Second World War.  Suzie left New Zealand just after her parents moved into it and married in Australia. Her husband Ted was a marine … [Read more...] about Meet the locals #3