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mysteryrua OWC
New Member

Kia Ora. My name is paretai rua and would like to hear from any whanau i have around aotearoa. I am the eldest of 3 and have 2 younger twin brothers. I only know whanau i grew up with but know i have alot more whanau out there somewhere.
Looking for the rua whanau from bay of plenty, waimana, matahi.
Kia Ora.

Posted : 21 January, 2007 1:46 pm
Active Member

kia ora,im from Ngati Mahanga,we have the Rua whanau in our mix.This is the phone number for my uncle Maurice Rua(if you dont know him)(07)829 8612,hes awesome guy.

Posted : 03 October, 2007 11:28 am
sally tanirau OWC
New Member

Re. mysteryrua

my name is marama, family name is rua. i was brought up in mataahi,waimana and murupara. Pera rua was my grand mother in mataahi and Puhi is my great grand mother. they have a short movie coming out about her life in mataahi.

Posted : 01 April, 2008 8:39 pm
rlee OWC
Eminent Member

kiaora I used to know kelly and harry Rua, from Paeroa, can't remember the parents names.

Posted : 01 April, 2008 9:24 pm
Maumoana OWC
Active Member


The library mught be a good place to start.
2 books 'Te Waimana' and 'Mihaia' are about Rua Kenana the ancestor of the Rua Family. His first name is the Surname.
And there is whakapapa of his union to several wives and their children.

Posted : 02 April, 2008 2:04 pm