19 May 1977- 24 June 2010
[Scottish and Ngāti Rangiwewehi, Te Uri-o-Hau, Te Roroa, Ngāti Torehina, Ngāpuhi and Ngāti Whātua]
A significant Ngāti Whātua leader, Jolene Patuawa passed away on 24 June 2010 after a battle with cancer. The youngest of four daughters from Kerepe Wiremu and the late Judith Patuawa [nee Fisher] Jolene was born and raised in Dunedin. Sadly her mother passed away in 1981 at the age of 32 after a similar battle with cancer.