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EDWARDS: from Ahipara
I thought I was my father's eldest child, but someone told me that I have an older half brother. My father's name was Ray Edwards ("Dummy") now deceased, born in 1931. Because I am very much in to whakapapa and family, I would dearly like to meet this person. I am from a family of 6 (4 girls and 2 boys).
Edited by - poutokomanawa on Mar 07 2005 10:17:49 PM
Kia Ora Kotiro
I know how you feel I to thought that I was the eldest child of my
fathers but unfortunately my father had two other children to which me and my siblings didnt know. We also had 4 girls and 2 boys.
so keep on looking for your brother because like me with persistance
when you finally find him you will feel complete and that feeling is
so wonderful .
Kia kaha, kia manawa nui
Kia ora korua mo nga kupu awhina.
I did look up the Te Rarawa site and posted the message of not only the above, but that I was also wishing to discover my father's side as I was brought up by my maternal grandparents since I was a baby (now 45).
I did get a reply from someone pointing me in the direction of my father's sister's son (my cousin) - so will let you know the outcome of that a.s.a.p.
hhhmmm i think i may be able to help you Kotiro... i live in ahipara and my mums whanau are Edwards aka Eruwera and i live right next door to our whanau home where all of my great ants and uncles(.. grandmother) were raised.. if we are talking about the same whanau we might be related?.. if you have more questions you can post in here or even email me at email@example.com.. anyways i hope you find what your looking for