Mr T. P. Winiata
Mr Tamihana (Tom) Pakaketaiana Winiata, secretary of the Otaki Maori Racing Club for the past 10 years, died suddently last November at his home, aged 64.
Mr Winiata was widely and favourably known through his association not only with racing, but also with a large number of other organisations. He was a prominent Mason, being Past Worshipful Master of Otaki, No. 72.
He had a long association with bowling, as a player and administrator, being vice-president of the Otaki Outdoor Bowling Club and patron of the Otaki Indoor Bowling Centre.
Mr Winiata was prominent in tribal affairs, was a New Zealand Maori Rugby representative in 1923, and was at one time a member of the Maori Rugby Advisory Board.
He is survived by his wife and an adult family.