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RATAHI, Anthony Tani Gene Ratahi / OCTOBER, Kura Elizabeth October
I am new to this site. I am hoping 2 trace my whakapapa. My fathers parents were Mihaka Ratahi & KIRI mataou Ohia. I think she may have been a Wiremu?. The Ratahi Whanau from TAIWHAKAEA in whakatane. My kuia's Whanau from welcome bay in tauranga. My mothers parents were Simon October & Lillian POTENE. Both from Tepuke I believe. 1 of my mothers sisters; aunty Sybil lives in Ruātoki. Her other 2 sisters,aunty Tui & aunty Rutu live in Tepuke. My dad has a sister living in New Plymouth, aunty Bella & uncle Graham.
Ki ora. cuzz
my name is Paul Anderson.
My mum is Ruby Mihaka Ratahi,she is a sister to Aunty Bella and Uncle Graham from New Plymouth.
i remember my uncles from whakatene, paroa area,
We used to live in Kawerau but moved to Auckland when i was 13 yrs old.
I remember uncle Tani,uncle pine and uncle chris who are my mums brothers.
unfortunately i have lost touch of my mums whanau since she died and i to am trying to reconnect with the Ratahi Whanau.
;)kia ora Rachael,mi name is kiriwera but everyone know me as Kiri.i have been trying for ages to find all mi whanau whom i have not met on the Ratahi side. Mi koro was TeHura Ratahi, he married mi nan Tawai Hotene from whakatane as well. they had only one child who was mi mum n named her after mi nan.wen mi nan died he remarried n now i believe mi mum has half brothers n sisters. whom i have no met. would be nice to meet up with all mi mums bro n sis n also like to reconnect with all the Ratahi whanau as well. kei konei ra..;);)
Hope you don't mind me jumping in on your forum, but I would like both Paul and Kiri to please contact me by one or all of the following:
1. Email - email@example.com
2. Phone - 06-839-1833
3. Cell - 022-079-7502
4. Facebook - Geoffrey Ratahi
5. Post - 242 Rukumoana Road, R.D. 2, Napier, 4182
6. Personal - Te Pohue Hotel, 2971 State Highway 5, Te Pohue, Hawke's Bay
I would like to organise a kawe mate for our grandmother, Kirimatao, at Te Whetu Marae. I have previously spoken with uncle Pikowai about it and would like feedback from the rest of the whanau.
Also Paul, if you are in contact with any of uncle Dick's kids I would like to contact them as well. I saw Marisa several years ago but have been unable to contact her again.