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KONENE/MERITO connection at Ruatahuna  

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Coralie Smith OWC
(@coralie-smith-owc)
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Kia Ora
Writing on behalf of my sister in law Rangi Hamilton nee MERITO who met a Judy ? at Rangis brother Charlies tangi earlier this year. Rangi didn't get the surname but Judy has a photo of Rangis mother Te Atiamira and Rangi would like to make contact. If you could pass on this message to Judy or contact me we would be most grateful.
Coralie

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Posted : 01 December, 2006 8:32 am
matatabornnbred
(@matatabornnbred)
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Kia ora Coralie,

Please let me know if you have had any luck so far. I can find out for Aunty Rangi what she needs. I am Donna Semmens. My mother is Freda Hudson, daughter of Henry and Wiripene Hudson. Wiripene was the sister of Rangi's father Hone Merito.
Also ask her if she has the 1995/96 Merito reunion book? If not I can make a copy.
Kia ora Ano.

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Posted : 18 February, 2007 10:59 am
Coralie Smith OWC
(@coralie-smith-owc)
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Hi Donna
We did find a Judy in Ruatahuna but she didn't have a photo of Rangis mother- it was of another woman of similar name.
If you can track down a photo of Te Atiamira MERITO nee KOMENE Rangi would probably come and fetch it in person. Every time someone says there is one it either gets destroyed before she gets a copy or hears about one and it leads to a false trail.
Thanks for the reply. I will ask Rangi about the book. I think she does have it from memory.
Cheers
Coralie

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Posted : 18 February, 2007 1:34 pm
Coralie Smith OWC
(@coralie-smith-owc)
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Hello again Donna
Rangi has the reunion book thanks. But if you can turn up a photo it would be great.
Coralie

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Posted : 18 February, 2007 7:11 pm
matatabornnbred
(@matatabornnbred)
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I'll see what I can do. Was Nanny Te Atiamira from Ruatahuna? Give me as much information as you can about her if you can. I've been successful with similar searches and offer to help Aunty Rangi as much as I can.
Tell her my Mum says Hi.

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Posted : 18 February, 2007 7:25 pm
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