Poet Keri Kaa Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away
Keri Kaa Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Keri Kaa.
Having heard about this great loss, the family of this individual is passing through pains, mourning the unexpected passing of their beloved.
This departure was confirmed through social media posts made by Twitter users who pour out tributes, and condolences to the family of the deceased.
‘Hoki wairua atu koe Ki te huihui o ngā ariki.’ Haere atu ra e Keri.
Today we mourn the loss of Keri Kaa, one of the faces of our Kia kōrero | Let’s talk advance care planning campaign, who passed away peacefully in Te Puia Springs on 26 August.
Keri was a teacher of te reo Māori and an advocate of Māori arts and culture, and generously shared her story with us for our campaign.
Keri lived her dream of spending her final years in her tribal homelands being cared for ‘by the people from home’. Moe mai ra, moe mai, moe mai ra e Keri.
Ngā mihi aroha ki te whānau pani.
Ngāti Porou is mourning the passing of Dr Keri Kaa. An award-winning writer, prolific poet, teacher, musician, and creative powerhouse who was loved and admired by many, she passed away at 78 years of age.
A very great loss today, with the passing of Keri Kaa. Keri gave many years of service to Tairāwhiti Museum as a trustee, she will be greatly missed, our thoughts are with her whānau.
A very great loss today, with the passing of Keri Kaa. Keri gave many years of servic
e to Tairāwhiti Museum as a trustee, she will be greatly missed, our thoughts are with her whānau. https://t.co/okFYLjGhrw
— Tairāwhiti Museum (@Tairawhiti_muse) August 26, 2020
We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.