Welcome to the Whakapapa Club Forums where you will find a wealth of information.  You are free to browse the forums, but if you wish to comment or add requests, you must register, which is quick and easy and you can even use your Facebook Login.

Once you have signed up and posted either a reply or a new post it will not appear in the forums until it has been approved – this is to stop spam from appearing and keeping our Whakapapa Club Forums relavent for Whakapapa only.

If someone helps you don’t forget to acknowlege them.

WILLIAMS, David: Looking for my Dad  

  RSS

Rblake
(@rblake)
New Member
Joined: 4 months ago
Posts: 1
21 May, 2019 2:09 am  

Hi Everyone.. I have been searching for my Dad.. since I was 16... a wee while now..

David Williams, a red headed Maori, is my dads name, maybe from Hawkes Bay or with connections to Dame Whine Cooper tribe

.my birth mother is in the photo with him. My birth mother and adoptive mother ( my grandmother ) did not think I deserved help in locating my dad. What I’ve heard.. but not sure is true... I was conceived on Tahunanui Beach (Nelson) my dad and birth mother Karen Sandra Nairn.. both lived in Nelson.. 1975/1976... my birth mother was flown from Arohata to Wellington to give birth to me. My grandmother adopted me, before my birth mother was released. My Dad evidently has a sister Diana and a grandmother named Pearl. I have been told my father has passed. When I was 3, my dad walked into The Carlton, a restaurant/bar/bottle shop in Christchurch.. looking for my birth mother and wanting to take me.
I’ve never met my Dad.. if he or his family are out there, I’m not expecting them to be my family.. but the missing link to completing my puzzle and meeting my whanau.. would be unbelievable. P.s.. I’m not in the photo.. the wee boy is my birth mothers younger brother. Thank you in advance for any ideas/support you may have. I’ve tried electoral rolls/Red Cross/missing pieces..

i do have have a photo.. on my Facebook page. 

 

Many thanks in advance

 

Rachel Blake

 

 

 

This topic was modified 4 months ago by Whakapapa Club

Quote
Whakapapa Club
(@whakapapa-club)
Admin
Joined: 2 years ago
Posts: 44
23 May, 2019 10:35 pm  

Here is a photo that may help people to recognize David WILLIAMS

Whakapapa Club
Main Maori Genealogy Site on The Net
Your First Stop for Finding Whakapapa
http://www.whakapapaclub.nz/


ReplyQuote
Share: