Invisible among these threads are those Friends who did not leave behind a written legacy but whose lives also sustained the developing identity of Quakers in Aotearoa New Zealand. We hope that you will find within these pages help on the spiritual journey, and new insights, along with knowledge and appreciation of the many Friends who have contributed to Quakerism in this land. After his death, his brother Stanfield wrote of him:I have heard many of the surviving companions of this amiable young man dwell with pleasure on Prssent relation of his singular simplicity of conduct, his sincere regard for truth, his ardent thirst after knowledge, his indefatigable industry to obtain it and his generous disposition in freely communicating, with the Wonderful Moment: Mindfulness Verses For Daily Living friendly participation, to others, that information which perhaps none but himself could have obtained. He lived in the Hokianga from 1836. William Trusted and his partner Pikare had an only child, Betsy or Peti, who married Kamariera Morunga of Whirinaki, and they had 17 children. Momeng descendants in this generation decided to honour their ancestor William Trusted by placing a bronze plaque in his memory, in the wall Presenf the old Symonds St. The unveiling was on 4 January 1998 and Friends were specially invited. In the 1960s the Quaker connection with Te Hikutu was reinforced when Young Friends and others held several workcamps (organized mainly by the Knight family) at Whirinaki in the Hokianga. They repaired and painted an old Methodist church, cleared scrub, and built a piggery to enable the local people to use the skim milk from their herds, as only the butterfat went to the factory, the skim being poured into a stream. Remember that this was a very depressed area at that time.