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POMARE, Hakihana Jackson


CITATION
New Zealand Bravery Decoration
Special Honours List 23 October 1999
At Matauri Bay, on the evening of 21 June 1997, Hakihana Pomare, aged 11 years, rescued his younger brother from their burning temporary accommodation. He re-entered the burning structure, amid thick smoke and intense heat, to rescue another brother and his sister but all three tragically died in the fire. He displayed exceptional bravery.

AWARDS
New Zealand Bravery Decoration

NOTES
Born 1988
Died