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Thomas OWC
New Member

Kia ora koutou

I was born n bred in the land of OZ dont hold it against me. I know my Te arawa side quite well but am looking for the tainui side, I am a descendant of Tamehana the king Maker, who was the Grand father of my Kuia, Huia Newton/ussher/seidler aka Fish Willopy and the girl on the postcards back in the days. any info would be sweet

kia ora

Posted : 18 October, 2006 9:54 am
Riki_Puki_Iraia OWC
Active Member

Tena koe e Thomas

i to am looking for some information on tha Tamehana line.

I decend from Nuku Tamehana Brother of Wiremu Tamehana.
I went to School (Te Wharekura O Arowhenua) with Relations of ours who also come from Wiremu Tamihana Tarapipipi Te Waharoa, and only recently just realised that they were Whanau Lol, there Mother who was a Tamehana passed few years ago. Tha Family now live in Invercargill and that is where i live aswell.

There are Tamehana Reunions (Waikaremoana)? in Tuhoe were Wiremu to had a Tuhoe Wife and a Family.
not sure how many Wifes Wiremu had.

if you can give me your E-mail addy koz im sure you dont want to Ring from Ozzy lol, ile help in your Search.


Nga Mihi and Good Luck


Posted : 01 August, 2007 1:05 am