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French teen Eloi Rolland, who has been missing in Auckland since March 2020, told his family he wanted to bring them to New Zealand.
More than two years after his disappearance, his parents Thierry and Catherine Rolland have finally arrived from France.
They do not know what happened to their son, and they’re desperate for answers.
“We don’t know what’s happened,” Catherine said. “We realise he is perhaps in another place.”
But the couple remain hopeful that Eloi is alive and well and said they would always be there for him.
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Come to hear Tammy Potini, as the National Community Lead for the Generator programme introduces a couple of Generites who dreamt, planned and now succeeding. thegenerator.org.nz...
Ko te mutanga oranga, he timatatanga kaha! Winning starts with beginning!
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