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Leebee
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Joined: 6 years ago
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03 February, 2015 8:18 pm  

Herewini~Wi (William)Married Harata Herewaka King~Kingi? Not really sure?...my fathers name~Ambrose Herewini~know most of his siblings not all~however need to know my 'Nana~pa's (William Herewini's) parents & my nannys parents etc/my ancestors to pass onto my boys & my moko's...Opape...my sisters name is 'Madonna Ranapia~she still lives up by the Marae~Muriwai..my uncle Rameka/uncle Pat/uncle Mika still lives in our Whanau homested..
Any info~much appreciated~Kia ora's


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kiwichris
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19 February, 2015 11:38 am  

Hi I did some searching on Ancestry BDM records etc and found the following info

Harata Herewaka Kingi born 25 August 1903 died 1982 (death cert info 1982/36553 Herewini Harata Herewaka 25 August 1903) and lived most of her life at Opape (from electrol roll records) and she is buried at Opotiki Public cemetery https://sites.google.com/site/opotikicemeteries/about-opotiki-cemeteries-urupa-opotiki/a-z-of-surnames/h-surnames

Wiremu William Herewini born 1892 and died 20 May 1986 (from his Army record) http://ndhadeliver.natlib.govt.nz/delivery/DeliveryManagerServlet?dps_pid=IE11077582 his father is Hohera Herewini. William is also buried at the Opotiki Cemetery use the same above cemetery link as Harata's both have headstone photos. William's headstone says he was 102 when he passed but his military records dates have him as been 94. this is the info from BDM records of William's death cert 1986/37432 Herewini Wiremu William 102Y.

To go further I would suggest ordering both Harata's and William's death certificates (order the printout (approx $20 each) as opposed to the actually cert as a printout can have more info on it. The death cert printouts could have parents of both, married date, living children at passing (only has gender and ages not names of children) here is the BDM historical link to order from https://bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/search/

I hope this info helps and is a part of your whanau.


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Leebee
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13 October, 2015 10:48 pm  

Kia ora's for the info..sorry about the late reply..I knew about my koro and his father~to a point~however not much about my Nanny. .will definitely look into getting the certs hopefully with their parents names on them..
Much appreciated ☺


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Leebee
(@leebee)
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Joined: 6 years ago
Posts: 3
13 October, 2015 10:48 pm  

Kia ora's for the info..sorry about the late reply..I knew about my koro and his father~to a point~however not much about my Nanny. .will definitely look into getting the certs hopefully with their parents names on them..
Much appreciated ☺


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