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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Welcome home Frank

OPOTIKI All Black Frank Shelford returned home for what he expected to be a brief and low-key visit recently but instead found himself reconnecting with a large number of whanau members and friends.

Mr Shelford, who played four times for the national rugby side in the 1980s, had not been in touch with family from Opotiki, where he was raised, for nearly three decades. 

On the right in this photograph, he is sitting next to sisters Rangi Williams and Matiu Andrews, and nephew Barney Shelford.

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