Māori › Nicholas Ryan Kahotea Born 1983 - Died 8 May 2019 PDF Key details Service number Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankLance Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS) AWMM WarAfghanistan AWMM Regular Military Service AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesNicholas Ryan AWMM SurnameKahotea AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number GenderMale AWMM IwiIwi Māori AWMM HapūNgāti Pūkenga (Ngāi Te Rangi) AWMM Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth1983 AWMM Christchurch, Canterbury AWMM Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkation Relationship status Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarAfghanistan AWMM Regular Military Service AWMM Campaign Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number Military serviceRoyal New Zealand Engineers NZDF Promotions/ Postings/ TransfersNew Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS) NZDF Military decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsNew Zealand Operational Service Medal AWMM New Zealand Defence Service Medal (Regular clasp) AWMM New Zealand General Service Medal 2002 (Afghanistan - Primary Operational Area) AWMM North Atlantic Treaty Organisation Medal for Non-Article 5 ISAF Operation in Afghanistan AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency Enlistment25 January 2006 NZDF Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation details Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesAccidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM During training exercise. AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankLance Corporal/Military AWMM New Zealand Special Air Service (NZSAS) AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Lance Corporal Nicholas Kahotea was a direct descendant of Taiaho Hori Ngātai, the only surviving chief of the Battle of Gate Pā 155 yrs ago. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death8 May 2019 AWMM Ardmore, Manukau City AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathAccidental Death AWMM Death notes Cemetery Cemetery name Grave reference ObituaryDeath Notice: New Zealand Herald, 13 May 2019 AWMM Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember Nicholas Ryan Kahotea by laying a poppy. Wiki Kahika Barney Kahotea Nicholas Ryan Kahotea Beau Te Kueatahi Kahu Donald Peter Kahu Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Nicholas Ryan Kahotea Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External links'NZDF Soldier Who Died After Training Accident Named', New Zealand Defence Force, 9 May 2019 http://www.nzdf.mil.nz/media-centre/news/2019/nzdf-soldier-who-died-after-training-accident-named.htm Further Reference Piripi Taylor, 'Whānau mourn loss of Lance Corporal Kahotea', Maori Television, 10 May 2019 https://www.maoritelevision.com/news/national/whanau-mourn-loss-lance-corporal-kahotea Further Reference Tom Kitchin, 'Devastated father of SAS soldier who died in training accident desperate for answers from Defence Force', Sunday Star Times, 26 May 2019 https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/112916813/father-of-sas-soldier-who-died-in-training-accident-desperate-for-answers-from-defence-force Further Reference Documents The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.