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Surname: 
Parekura
First name(s): 
Taare
Also known as: 
Chas
Rank: 
Pte
Corps: 
RNZIR
Service number: 
546008
Unit:
V6
Honours & Awards: 

MID

Date of Birth: 
Saturday, 3 July 1948
Date of death: 
Thursday, 25 November 2004
Notes: 

Read citation for MID. In June 2011 a park in Rolleston was renamed Parekura Reserve in memory of Taara (Chas) Parekura. Read more here.

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