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Marcy
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30 April, 2013 11:41 pm  

Kia ora looking for anyone that could give me any information about my dad JAMES TAI.
He was born in Kawhia had a sister called Katie and a brother called Mannie. He moved to Parawera
and his wife my mother was Hannah Tai. nee McDonald. My grandfather Wiremu TeNgo Tai was his dad.
If anybody could give me any info to help with my whakapapa i wud be most appreciative.:)


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 raw
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02 May, 2013 12:56 am  

Hi Marcy,
I new of the Tai family who lived in Kawhia in the 1960's.
Penny to a pond they will be the same people.
This old lady now dec, had two sons, that I'm a where of.

(although growing up in the town as a kid I never new she was married as we never saw her with any one other the other old ladies..)

As recently as 1990/95 they both in their early 60's at least, were drain digging their small holdings mid way between Kawhia township and Waipapa Marae.
I often wandered why they were never there in the last 10 years or so.
I found out that they both also had passed on.
These familys would most likely have a hook up with Ngati Hikairo at Waipapa and possible Ngati Mahuta of Maketu Kawhia.
I'll get back to you on that one after speaking to a cousin of mine down there ok. :worship:
Cheers.


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Marcy
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03 May, 2013 7:34 pm  

Thank you so much for that.Im looking forward to hearing from you.My dad died 1974, and my mum died 1970. They are both buried in Parawera. I hope this cud be of some help also.


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Marcy
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03 May, 2013 7:42 pm  

Kia ora Raw i also 4got to tell you that my dad was from Waipapa and we are of Ngati Hikairo and Mahanga:)


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Edda McCabe
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08 May, 2013 2:20 pm  

Hi there Marcy. I'm looking for descendants of Pokaiaka (aka Te TAWHA).
He whangai Te Arai Te Tawha. Te Arai birth parents were Taunoa and Tai.
(sorry I have the names at home, i'll post them up later).
They were from Waikato/Waiuku district. Pokaiaka whakapapa to Ngati Mahanga.
Might be something here.


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Marcy
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09 May, 2013 6:26 pm  

Kia ora Edda, wud be a great hhelp if there is, thanks heaps for from ;)you.the the time out to reply and i look forward to hearing


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Marcy
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09 May, 2013 6:46 pm  

sry about the bad grammer its all bk the front.I think if you look between the lines you will understand


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Rondo
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Marcy
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05 September, 2013 2:54 am  

kiaa ora whanau, its taken me awhile to get bk on hea but yea thanxs alot rondo. Does this mean that you knew my parents or grand.My family are having a reunion bk in Parawera on the 4th January to the 9th of January. We are hoping to go to Waipapa Marae for the day to show our grandchildren and children wea our father was from and maybe learn alot more than we no now about our whakapapa.If any1 out there has anymore knowledge would be much appreciated. Thanxs heaps guyz.


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Ngamotu34
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14 September, 2013 10:23 am  

Edda McCabe, - couldn't access MyHeritage site, need to be invited to be a member.


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