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EDWARDS Hohepa & Ani whanau  

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Looking for descendants of Ani & Hohepa. Hohepa Tau Rangimakere EDWARDS born about 1863 in Little River to Eruera RAKIMAKERE & Kehaia TUAHURU, and died at Papawai, Greytown in 1929. Would like to know if he was buried there or returned down South. Ani TAMATI born to Harry TAMATI & Hana KOURA about 1874 in Kaikoura and killed in a car accident 1955 Bluff. Buried in Invercargill cemetary. Children were John Joseph (Jack), Kuini married Charles REWI first, secondly Albert BURNS (Blue), Toria, Felix (Phil), Phoebe McCABE 1st VERHEYDE 2nd, Cecelia Kaihau, and Lillian TSE 1st, JOHNSTON 2nd, STEPHENS 3rd. All married and had children. Phoebe may have married about four times and Lillian may have married/had children with three partners.
Would like to find information, photos etc of these people plus make contacts with as many descendants as possible in preparation for a whanau reunion

Posted : 02 May, 2006 10:57 pm
Kaihau OWC
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Kia ora,

i have just read down and seen my great grandmothers name...Cecelia Kaihau . She had a daughter Cecelia Kaihau Nikora (Paranihi now) to Paraika Rui Nikora (Frank) She is my grandmother. I am named after them and carry the Kaihau name. My grandmother is still alive and lives in Whanganui. Email me at jparanihi@xtra.co.nz. I am keen to talk more.

Justine Paranihi

Posted : 30 May, 2006 1:04 am