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Rapana or Renati  

Hinga Whanau
Active Member

Kia ora,

Searching for Rapana whanau from Mourea, Rotorua. Grandfather was Fredrick Pererika Rapana. His sisters were Maata and Hine. His mother was Raiha Williams and Te Taru Rapana. Te Taru was also from Mourea. Fredrick had 10 children.

Fredrick married Merita Renati from Te Puke. Merita's father was Te Rangipuawhe Renati husband of Manurau Te Poro.

Any information would be greatly appreciated.

Posted : 19 June, 2006 2:36 am
Hinga Whanau
Active Member

Oops Te Taru Rapana was Fredrick's father. Fred and Merita's descendents include the following whanau apart from Rapana: Hinga, Pitman's, Dashwood, Barne's, and Heke's.

Posted : 19 June, 2006 2:41 am
Eminent Member

Kia ora 'te roopu hinga whanau'
My daughter told me the Rapana whanau are still here at Mourea, here are some phone numbers, these are the only ones listed tho.

1-L Rapana nz07 362 4843
2-R Rapana 07 346 1665
3-W Rapana 07 345 5889

they were printed up in this years version phone book, hope thats helpful

peaceful regard

Posted : 01 September, 2006 4:55 am
Hinga Whanau
Active Member

Thank you very much Jax - very much appreciated.

Posted : 01 September, 2006 11:18 am