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Mystery surrounds local war veteran

Apr 27th, 2015 | By

The name of a First World War veteran on Gordonton’s cenotaph is a complete mystery. “Sometimes I wondered, was it a mistake that they put this man’s name here,” Gordonton’s Cilla Henry told Waikato Times reporter Elton Smallman recently. Paritawa Tewai is one of two Maori names etched on the memorial – the other belongs

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