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ROPATA , Moera Wi and HEREWINI: Maria Pura: help with whakapa
Please help, this is my great grand father, he died on the Whanganui river in 1940 when the cattle boat(Ohura) he was working on sank, at the time he was married to Maria Pura Herewini they had 13 children.
koro was also nown as: Moera Te Whetu Oterangi Ropata and Nan as: Maria Tupaka Herewini
Maria re-married Bill Katene and had a son Henry they lived in Putiki
if anyone has any information please help
Edited by - Ropata whanau on Feb 03 2008 8:18:51 PM
Edited by - Ropata whanau on Feb 06 2008 8:02:16 PM
Herewini from the Whanganui Awa, coming down from Parinui, when I get some time I have a look at some whakapapa I have, my mother's whanau. Off to a hui.
Kia ora Kiriwai, Parinui is where my grt Nan and grt Koro lived, and where all there kids where born, any info would be greatly welcomed