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MOHI and PARAHA: Looking for whanau iwi roots  

NgatiMaori OWC
New Member

Kia ora everyone

I'm pretty much looking for my whanau iwi roots

My great great great grandfather is Oti Mohi
My great great great grandmother is Te Ratuhi Paraha
(Husband and Wife)

But any information would be much appreciated from anyone!!


Edited by - NgatiMaori on Mar 01 2005 7:13:10 PM

Edited by - poutokomanawa on Mar 07 2005 11:54:43 PM

Posted : 01 March, 2005 7:09 pm
Trusted Member

Kia ora NgatiMaori,

If you go to www.familysearch.org and put Paraha in the surname and set the country to New Zealand you will find a lot of Paraha whanau. I have had a quick look and there is a listing for a Ratuhi PARAHA and you would probably recognise other names as well. You can try this process for the Mohi Whanau name also, or search for the surname that is stated as the spouse on the Ratuhi PARAHA record as well.

You need to be aware that not all of the records at familysearch are accurate, in regards to names, dates, places, but they give a good place to start.

Good luck and let us know how you get on

Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!

Posted : 05 March, 2005 4:44 pm
NgatiMaori OWC
New Member

Kia Orar Poutokomanawa

Man that site is awesome!!!!!
I found all the whanau!!!
Awesome stuff
Hey thank you for that!!
It means alot!!!

Much apreciated!!!!

Posted : 07 March, 2005 8:25 am
robyn24 OWC
New Member

Hello my names robyn joyce the people you mention are my great grandparents my nana was maria tuhua mohi amnd my dad is alexander do you know of them.

Posted : 16 February, 2006 1:00 pm
Stan OWC
New Member

Kia Ora Whanua,
Interesting I have just returned from NZ and while there had a quick tiki tour around Northland. I actually took a photo of my great grandmothers gravestone - Ratuhi. I have two sets of whakapapa obtain from Annie Hiku(deceased) who was a daughter of Ani, younger sister of Maria. Now my mum was the daughter of Kahumakaka (youngest daughter) and was actually brought you by Oti Tuhua & Ratuhi in her early years so I can ask her specific questions you might have re: the smiths, joyces , hikus , pickerings and rest of the tuhua mohis...

Your cuzzie...Peter

Posted : 08 March, 2006 8:01 pm
Te Kuta OWC
Active Member

Kia Ora Stan (peter),

My name is Lee Anne I am a mokopuna of Kawhena Tuhua, who's parents are Oti and Ratuhi Tuhua. I would love to know the whakapapa of my great grandparent Oti Tuhua Mohi, if you have any information about my great grandparent I would truly appreciate it.

Help Please

Posted : 12 July, 2006 10:34 pm
p3home OWC
Active Member

Kia ora whanau

I am the youngest grand daughter of the youngest son Kawhena Maraea and Ani were my fathers elder sisters. Lee anne is my neice. Oti and Te Ratuhi were my grand parents. Stan kia ora mai koe we are going to kerikeri and I would love to meet my fathers sister, my aunty. Email me if you would

naku noa

Posted : 14 July, 2006 10:04 pm
Stan OWC
New Member

Lee Anne & p3home,

Please feel free to email me :




Posted : 17 July, 2006 10:42 pm