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MURUPAENGA / MAIHI (MARSH) / HONGI, Rawiri : Looking for NGATI KURI Whanau
I am looking for whanau from Te Hapua. I was raised by my grandmother who was born and schooled at Te Hapua Native School. She was born on the 14/06/1918. Her name was Merita Elizabeth Murupaenga. Rita as everyone called her, went under her stepfathers name Rita Elizabeth Maihi (Marsh). She married twice. First to Kaipuke Pukeroa. That marrage was six months brief. Her final husband was Te Ta Tau Pura Hori from Waikere.
Rita's Mother was Mihi Peka Murupaenga. Mihi was married to Wairama Maihi from Ahipara. Whether he was originally from Te Rarawa iwi is uncertain.
Mihi's mother was Emri Hopa (emily job/b), and her father was Murupaenga born in 1860. Emri was the first wife to Murupaenga, then he took up another wife who was Maata Waitai (Tepene)
Emri's mother was Mihi Peka Hinga. Mihi Hinga's husband was Rawiri Hongi.
Rawiri's first wife was Mihi Hinga and his second wife was Harata Penere.
The Children by Rawiri and his second wife Harata Penere are:
Nauma, Karanui, Panoro, Kamene and Terekia.
NAUMA's wife was Makinihi Waitai. Their children were Keka, Ori, Ruta, Ngapeka, Hare, Tuwai, MokoHorea, Rapine and Ngauma.
KARANUI's wife was Harriet Herewini. Their children were Tikitiki, Rawiri, Winimarma, Teataiti, Arihia and Ngaropi.
I am looking or hoping for a reply from any descendants of the above names. I am also looking for descendants of Wairama Maihi. I opologise in advance for any mispelling
Edited by - pearlau on Mar 09 2005 2:24:45 PM
Kia ora Tiaa,
One of our members has Ngati Kuri in their username. If you go to the front of the Papa Panui and click on Members, then put Ngati in the box and hit the search button, you will find them.
May be they can help
Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!
I am the grandaughter of Teataiti and Alfred Jame Housham, she had 1 child Alfred James Karanui, who is my father. My grandmother died giving birth to my father,so he was bought up by his grandmother Harriet Herewini. My father married Kuini TahiTahi(nee Maahi)and they had 8 children, Alfred ,Monty ,Robbie, Harriet,Marigold,Maramatanga,Logan,Walter. Hope this helps.
Edited by - hkaranui on Nov 22 2005 7:35:56 PM
My great-grandmother is Ani Murupaenga from Te Hapua if you would like to know a little bit about your whakapapa you can ring my grandmother Mrs Rose Huru who was married to Maihi(Marsh ) Hare Huru who can put you in touch with some of the Murupaenga family for your whakapapa. Ani Murupaenga was Marsh(Maihi) mother
Kia ora whanau. I am a descendant of Wairama Maihi. My mother is Becca (Cilla) nee Marsh (Gardiner) and her sister is Rose Popata nee Henry. Their mother was Parerangi Henry nee Maihi (desceased). Parerangi's sister are, Jane (Heni) Pukeroa, nee Maihi (desceased); Josephine (Doody) Ryder, nee Maihi (desceased); Isabella (Bella) Walters, nee Maihi; living in Ahipara. Their is a brother, Wairama Maihi living in Palmerston North. Their father was Eru Maihi who married Rosie Grant of Ngati Rehua (Great Barrier), Eru Maihi's father was Wairama Maihi Te Huhu. I'm unsure who Eru's mother was. This info is accurate. Myself and two of my sisters are also tracing the Maihi whanau and that of Ngati Rehua. I hope this has been of use. Ka kite ano.
Thanks for your post Tiaa.
Paneere Natana m Pahimata
Manihera m Nau Enoka,
Hana m Isaac Sylva (Mehaka Hiriwa)
Nau no m or issue,
Mata m Paratene Hinga,
Rahera m Rameka Mita,
Harata m Harowe Teddy,
Tuhiata m Moa Tukiroa.
Te Pania no m or issue.
I am from the line of Hana & Isaac.
My mother is the daughter of Martha Sylva nee Henare. Her cousin is Fred Henry who married Parerangi. I have met Rose Popata. So greetings also to more Ngaitakoto whaunau her sister Cilla & daughter daph1.
Kia ora Tiaa. Mihi Peka Murupaenga was married to George (Hori) Maihi. They have a son named Ralph (Kohi) Marsh. Wairama is my great great grandfather, and George (Hori) was his older brother. Raiha and Heeni are their full sisters.
Rita had a daughter called Kiri who attended Ahipara school with my mum, Cilla nee Marsh.
Tena Koutau te whanau onga Karanui,
Ko Kuini Karanui [nee Tahitahi] My mother is Erina Mokai Maihi she married Tamati Tahitahi. I was only 9 years old when my mother died and 17years when my dad passed away .I found out that my mothers father was Hori Wairama Maihi I met some of my Aunties Doody Ryder and Eliasa nee Maihi. If any one knows any more on my mothers sise of the whanau, I never knew who Erina Mokai Maihis brother or Sisters were.I would appreciate that very much.If you on computor please leave all information on Whanau Whaakapapa