Repiu Riff Reihana Ruka

15 March 1948–31 December 2011 (Age 63)
Hokianga, Northland, New Zealand

The Life of Repiu Riff

When Repiu Riff Reihana Ruka was born on 15 March 1948, in Hokianga, Northland, New Zealand, his father, Huna Tim Reihana- Ruka, was 31 and his mother, Maraea Or Mina May Tawhai, was 26. He died on 31 December 2011, in Taheke, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, at the age of 63, and was buried in Hokianga, Northland, New Zealand.

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Huna Tim Reihana- Ruka
Maraea Or Mina May Tawhai
Mere or Mary Reihana- Ruka
Lydia Reihana-Ruka
Godfrey Reihana- Ruka
Rebecca Ruka
Repiu Riff Reihana Ruka
Betty Jean Ngareta Atawhai Reihana-Ruka

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World Events (8)

1950 · The Wool Boom

Age 2

The Wool Boom was one of the greatest economic booms in the history of New Zealand. It was brought about by the need of wool from the United States during the Korean War. After the boom, the export price of wool has declined by 40% and the population of sheep on the Islands has continued to rise. 

Age 3

Anzus Pacific security treaty signed between New Zealand, Australia and U.S.A.
1965 · NAFTA with Australia

Age 17

The Australia-New Zealand Closer Economic Relations Trade Agreement is a free trade agreement between the two Countries. It has helped relieve four-fifths of the tariffs associated between them and helped open trade across the Tasman Sea. 

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