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WHATARANGI, Ted and Mihi: Tracing Family members
Grandmother maiden name is still amiss but here
is as much as I know about my nana
her 1/2 sisters names are I think
Nuhe Rehu (maybe) maiden name Tapatahi
my grandmother passed away on 31-1-1975
nanny tu pass away not long after
There is an aunty that is anAunt that stay in
Hasting but have yet to find
Kia ora. In the early 1980s, I spent a few years in Haumoana which is a small seaside town in Hastings. There was a family in that area named Whatarangi, and one of the 'nannies' lived near the Matahiwi Marae which isn't too far for Haumoana.
If you were to contact this Marae, I'm sure that someone there would be able to put you on the right track to find your tipuna.
06 870 0646
Edited by - Phantom Maori on Nov 03 2004 4:28:07 PM
Kia ora emily-whata
If you go to http://www.whitepages.co.nz and do a search for the surnames Whatarangi and Tapatahi you will find a few listings so maybe these people will be able to help you.
Good luck and let us know how you get on
Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!
Kia Ora emily-whata. My mum was Ruby Whatarangi before she married my dad Tom Bell. Her parents were Rangi and Moeroa Whatarangi. Our marae are Aharoa, Te Hape, Mangepehi,Miringa, Waimiha to name a few I think. I am doing my whakapapa for school. I remeber an Uncle Ted Whatarangi. Email me with some more info and I will ask my Mum. Kia Ora cuz
kia ora emily,my dad is titoko turei from taumarunui tihoi rotorua areas. there are a lot of whatarangi's that i kmow who all live around the taumarunui area and i do know the persons you have named are owners in land around these areas if you needing address and ph numbers you can e-mail me on
who knows we could be related
Tena Koutou katoa?
Ae you are all related: Uncle Ted and Aunty Mihi Whatarangi lived in Waimiha and yes the whanau is still there.
Nanny Nahe whanau still lives in Waimiha, though nanny has since passed away many years now.
Check the phone book Taumarunui and look for the whanau names of Whatarangi in Taumarunui and you have made the right connection.
And yes, the name Tapatahi is Nanny Nahe and Nanny Mihi maiden names.
Go hard whanau, you'll get there.