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NORTON/EDWARDS:Looking for whanau
Looking to find relatives of my grandfather Honatana(Johnson,"Snowy") Nortons' half brothers.Their mother was Kate Edwards from Whakatohea,daughter of Paku Edwards and Mere Paroro.The brothers names are Charlie Collins,Hotene Tamati,Basil Kingi,Bob Black,Dicky McLean,James Matchitt and Wally Renata(a special thanks to cousins Jude Taia & Tui Collins for giving me the brothers names).Other than making a whanau connection,hoping to help papa(who is 88) find out who his father was(a vital missing piece of our whakapapa).My grandfather was married to Thelma Ann Black and they farmed at Torere in the 1940s/50s.Their children are Raymond(dec),Mary,John,Laurence(dec),Des,Bob,Caryl,Sandra,Ngaire and Ian.
Any whanau who wish to contact me direct my e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org