Māhina Toki Wiki – Māhina Toki Biography
Māhina Toki, A girl who was reportedly left tied to a catamaran while her parents prepared dinner has been found drowned. The 13-month-old, named Māhina Toki, died on Friday after falling from the Kalamari catamaran, which was docked at Musket Cove in western Fiji.The New Zealand Herald quoted a Fijian police spokesman as saying the girl was strapped into a harness on deck and was watching a movie while her parents, Mark and Kiri, were preparing dinner in the kitchen.The girl’s parents could not find her when they returned. It is believed that she got loose and ended up overboard. An urgent search was launched and the girl’s body was found floating in the sea. Attempts to revive her were unsuccessful.
Māhina Toki was 13 months old.
Fijian police continue investigating Kiwi toddler Māhina Toki’s drowning
A post on Grace Palos’ Givealittle crowdfunding page indicated that Mahina was tied to the boat and was watching a movie when she “worked free and found the water.” Over $18,000 has already been raised to help the family cover the cost of flights home and funeral expenses.Fiji Police are investigating the death. A spokesman for the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade said she was aware of the death and was providing consular assistance, the New Zealand Herald reported.“To beloved Māhina, may you live forever in peace, splashing with joy somewhere in the sea,” Givealittle’s post read. “By the time we were able to find her, it was already too late.”The girl was described as a “beautiful, happy, smiling girl who loved the water and life on the boat.”The girl’s mother, Kiri, was quoted as saying that she had eyes that “looked into your soul from the day she was born.””Mahina’s parents, Mark and Kiri, are in the process of resuming their lives and traveling back to their home on Great Barrier Island, New Zealand.”