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RANAPIA, Mihaka  

diamond OWC
Active Member

Kia Ora,i am looking for my nanny's whanau.Her Father was Mihaka Ranapia who married Mere Hoipo.Her name is Rupapa Ranapia,they lived at Opape,Opotiki.Her mother is buried at Iwitia,Wairoa.Any info would be grateful.Kia Ora.

Edited by - poutokomanawa on Apr 12 2005 2:39:11 PM

Posted : 25 March, 2005 11:58 am
Trusted Member

Kia ora Diamond,

If you go to www.familysearch.org and go to search, put Ranapia in the Last name and set the country to New Zealand, you will find listings for the Ranapia whanau, including a listing for Mikaha Ranapia.

Note, not all information in that site is accurate, but it is 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 : 12 April, 2005 2:43 pm
Kaye-Kaye OWC
Active Member

Kia Ora
My Great Grandmother was Te Ao (Annie) Ranapia, daughter of Kohi Ranapia and Keita Rewita of Opape
her tangi was in 1982 she died at the age of 82'
my nanny had tried to give us the names of all there siblings mostly girls but mentioned that there was a son in there whos children and moko still strong at Opape. Please contact my Nanny Wai ph: 07 3156462 for more info as i feel that she can help you

Posted : 09 November, 2005 9:53 am
DaMaoriz OWC
Active Member

kia ora ..

datz mi whanau 2.. jus putin in my 5centz.. OOO 10centz (dea no 5centz now!) lol

Posted : 16 November, 2007 11:11 am