Gugi Waaka, Ngāta Awa, Ngāti Pukeko – passed away on Saturday 5 July. Gugi a music legend hailing from the small town of Porapora, Whakatane. played guitar and sang to NZ, Australia and the world.
Gugi provided post awards entertainment at the annual Aotearoa Maori Sports Awards from 2002 – 2007.
Haere atu ra a e te toa puoro – Moe mai, moe mai, moe mai ra