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Tamehana / Thompson. Gerry. Dead Father from Paihiatua. I'm looking for any whanau
Theona here. I was born 12.10.1963 @ Dannivirke. My mother was a party girl. Therese?. My father Gerry died 1964 car accident? He was a shearer & I think he was working near Dannivirke but came from Paihiatua. Gerry was told by Therese that she was hapu (with me) but by the time they found each other again I was already addopted out of whanau. I have been trying to find any of my dads whanau & hope that there maybe someone out there who might be able to help.
Kia ora whanau,
Thanks to this site, I have been found. For 40 odd years I had been searching but had never had much luck then out of the blue someone read my post and can you belive it but within 20mins of me reading the email we were madly texting and the next day I rang my Aunty Bev.
For me, knowing that my dads whanau knew about me and my birth and adoption helped me heaps. They even have a photo of me with my birth mother, I will finally be able to see what my dad looks like.
My dad was one of about 18 - 20 children.
I now know my Waka and Marae and can't wait until I make the hikoi back to Wanganui to met them all.