Historic Poverty Bay and the East Coast, N.I., N.Z.
Patrick Malone (born in Ireland in 1854) settled in 1876 at Matawhero, where he opened a saddlery business. For over 40 years he was one of the leading horse trainers in the district. He trained both Medallius and Paisano (winners of the Grand National Hurdles). On 23 February, 1927, he was fatally injured when he was thrown from his gig.