Taipa Speedway Official Website 2010

UNVEILING - To be held Sat November 5 2016

The Father of Taipa Speedway, Percy Poharama.


The club and all your friends will never forget the efforts you and your family put into Speedway in the Far North.


We've had a huge unexpected loss at Taipa. Life Patron of the Club, Percy Poharama, passed away 6 June 2010 at his home. All our thoughts are with Mere and the Poharama family at this sad time.

RIP Percy.
We will miss you!

Brian O'Connell
Taipa Stock & Saloon Car Club


You will be in our hearts always....



Percy Rutene. On June 6, 2010 Percy passed away at Taipa. Aged 65 years. Treasured husband of Mere, much loved father and father-in-law of Wiremu and Thelma, Danny and Terina, Pio, Elizabeth and Brad. Loved Poppy of Dylan, Vanessa and Ishaana. Percy will be lying at Karepori Marae, Oruru Road, Taipa. A service will be held at the Marae tomorrow (Wednesday) at 10.00am followed by burial at Putangarau Urupa. All communications to ph 09-406-2252. Geards Funeral Home Ph 09-408-0970 Kaitaia

• Published Tuesday, June 08 2010New Zealand herald


  Percy on his last circuits of the Taipa track with speedway racing friends