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Te Tahuna Daniel Tahapeehi

Portrait (Photograph © Crown Copyright. New Zealand Defence Force 2009

Portrait (Photograph © Crown Copyright. New Zealand Defence Force 2009


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Te Tahuna Daniel AWMM
  • Surname
    Tahapeehi AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Tars AWMM
    • Tahz Public - John - Comrade - 23 September 2015 - Family and Friends
  • Service number
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
    Tainui AWMM
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    22 September 1988 AWMM New Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    Post WW2 21 February 2007 AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Accidental Death, Cause of Death AWMM
    Road accident AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Tama and Mitch Tahapeehi. Partner of Sami and father of son Arikirau

    Embarked on an operational deployment as a section driver to East Timor in 2009.

    A military service was held at Linton army Camp, 28 April 2010 AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    26 April 2010 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Te Tahuna Daniel Tahapeehi

Leave a note

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  • Love you my bro. Rest easy with the fallen brothers, sisters and whanau. Wait for us and always keep your smile
    Public - lazir - Comrade - 26 April 2017



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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Manawatu Standard AWMM
      Howe, J. (2010, 29 April). Soldier was a loveable rogue. Manawatu Standard. AWMM
    • Manawatu Standard AWMM
      Howe, J. (2010, 27 April). Mother mourns son's death. Manawatu Standard. AWMM
    • The New Zealand Herald AWMM
      Tiffen, R. (2010, 27 April). Soldier killed in crash. New Zealand Herald. AWMM


Command item
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
26 April 2017lazirPalmerston north Comrade
23 September 2015JohnBrisbane, AustraliaComrade

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