Native Affairs - Suicide

By Renee Kahukura-Iosefa
  • Northland
  • Auckland
  • Waikato/Bay of Plenty
  • North Island: West Coast
  • North Island: East Coast
  • Wellington
  • South Island
  • Australia

In 2009, 17-year-old Kahu Morehu-Ahipene was killed in a carcrash.  Two years later his younger brother Hepa, who survived the crash, took his own life.  

This month their mother Heeni Morehu has launched her book "Tree of Life - My Journey with Grief".  Its aim, to break the silence around suicide.

Our reporter Renee Kahukura-Iosefa travelled with Heeni as she took her message around the Bay of Plenty.

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