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kel OWC
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I am looking for any whanau names in the wairoa district - Gemmell, Wainohu, Thorpe

Posted : 16 July, 2006 12:23 am
riverbend OWC
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hi kel, u might wanna check out mohaka. my gran dads a wainohu, and i always remember him sayin that the wainohu, gemmells, hodges, and hawkins are all the same whanau

Posted : 15 August, 2006 10:24 pm
danielh115 OWC
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Tena koe, ko Daniel Higgins toku ingoa, ko Te Rauhina Wainohu toku mama.
I live in the Wellington area (Kapiti). There is a marae in Stokes Valley called Koraunui, I think the marae is run by the Gemmell whanau.
I recently attended a hui there and met a lot of whanau from around the Wellington region.
In Mohaka, my uncle Ruku Wainohu would be able to help you, as whakapapa throughout the Pahauwera iwi is very important. Aroha mai ki a koe e te whanau.

Posted : 08 November, 2006 8:13 pm
rose_lambert OWC
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Tena Koe, do try Mohaka there are Gemmells living in the area and Wainohu's they will be your best source of information.

Posted : 02 March, 2007 5:21 pm