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Tena koe, am trying to find out if there is any whanau 'out there' who can set me in the right direction. My paternal great grandmother is Aporina Te Amohau Hataraka or Hetaraka. Her parents are Hataraka Rangikihia Te Amohau and Ema Waihi. I would like to know where the name Te Amohau originates from. Would appreciate any help. And no, I have absolutely no idea of the area/district.
Hi Korks, thank you very much in I hope, leading me in the right direction. Accordingly its just a puzzle that fills a miniscule of the jigsaw. I have family in Murupara who have been an enormous help in locating my Wirihana whanau (on paper of course! - haven't met in person - yet) Perhaps one day I shall indulge in this further and who knows, we may be whanau. kia ora e hoa.
a tena koe e hoa. I have just spoken to my aunty in Murupara who has given me further details and at this stage appears I'm the confused one! As she was just 'stepping out the door' I was given a quick description. Seemingly my great great grandfather went by the name of Hataraka even though Te Amohau is included in his name, which going on my great grandmother (her father) who went by the name of Aporina Te Amohau Hataraka/Hetaraka. Oh well one foot before the other eh. Thank you will keep your cousin in mind however.