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bill rudolph
Active Member

Interested in contacting any whanau re the Rudolph whakapapa, specifically the decendants of John Rudolph and Apikaiira Rapata or his second marriage to a ? Hunt (christian name unknown).

Also the decendants of Maraea/Maria Rudolph who married a Sam Slade and also possibly a Leo Le Couster

Posted : 25 October, 2005 3:33 pm
Ambrosia OWC
New Member

Need more information I know some Rudolphs who are in West Auckland How old is your son etc.. I knew a Bill Rudolph who had a family of ten children who are still living.

Why are you searching for the Rudolphs?

Edited by - steven on Nov 08 2005 5:31:54 PM

Edited by - steven on Nov 20 2005 6:28:40 PM

Posted : 30 October, 2005 10:06 pm
hohaia2 OWC
Eminent Member

There is a book written by Margaret Mutu on the teachings of McCully Matiu [of Ngati Kahu].
The title is: TE WHANAU MOANA - Nga kaupapa me nga tikanga Customs and protocols

I refer to pages 87 & 88 from the book.
It has a whakapapa of Rapata and Hariata and their daughter, Pakete whom married Hone Rurawhe [Rudolph].
Pakete and Hone's issue were:
1. Miriama Rudolph
2. Meri Rudolph
3. Reid Rudolph
4. Isaac #1 Rudolph
5. Isaac #2 Rudolph
6. Robert [Bob] Rudolph

You can purchase this book via your local bookshop, and/or obtain it from your local library.
All the best!

Na Hohaia.

Posted : 25 November, 2005 10:58 pm
hohaia2 OWC
Eminent Member

Thought I'd throw this in also...
Hariata was a mokopuna of Nepia Te Morenga [a.k.a. Te Morenga].
His tatai is of Ngati Kahu and Te Rarawa.

Posted : 25 November, 2005 11:23 pm
julzv OWC
New Member

Kiaora whanau there is a rudolph reunion in Pawarenga this christmas 2008 decendants and extended whanau connections looking for thier roots are most welcome will post contct information as soon as i ask my aunty heehee i might get in trouble giving out her number ok 🙂

Posted : 01 February, 2008 9:26 am