Edward Napier Hutana

ID# 1536, (1 Mar 1940 - 21 Apr 2003)
Edward "Eddie" Napier Hutana c 1996
photo courstey of Hutana family

Edward Napier Hutana was born on 1 Mar 1940 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

Recorded as: Napier Edward Hutana.1

He was the son of Napier Frederick Hutana and Karaitiana Te Whe Ariki.

Edward Napier Hutana was baptised in 1940 in Ratana at Rapaki, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

Ratana-Rapaki is where the Pa is.

Edward died on 21 Apr 2003 at Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand , at age 63 years, 1 month and 20 days.2

Edward's cause of death on 21 Apr 2003 was from Eddie chocking on a necatrine which caused a tear in his arteries. While under surgery for repair of the tear it was discovered that he had lung cancer.

Edward was buried in Apr 2003 at Rapaki, Canterbury, New Zealand ,

Notices in "The Press" 23 & 24 April 2003.

Edward and Kathleen had 5 children, 4 still living.

Child of Edward Napier Hutana

FatherNapier Frederick Hutana (c 1910 - 16 Aug 1968)
MotherKaraitiana Te Whe Ariki (10 Aug 1916 - 5 Jul 2005)


  1. [S2] NZRGO, Lower Hutt, New Zealand, NZ BDM Indexes, Held by Ailsa Corlett, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Folio No 579, Maori Birth Index. Hereinafter cited as NZ BDM Indexes.
  2. [S210] Letter or email from Judith Hutana (New Zealand) to Ailsa Corlett, Various letters or emails; Held by Ailsa Corlett (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) Visit to see and talk with family June 2014.