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Kia ora all,
I am Looking for more information regarding my papa and his line. I do not know his name and never met him as he passed on before I was born. Also more information about my whanau Marae. My mother was buried at Waipiro Bay - Iri te Kura. but I was told there are others the whanau have ties with too?
My nannys name is Huriata Maurirere, they had 13 children As Listed:
Te Iwinui (M)(Tom or more known as Timo) Deceased
Renata (M) (Also known as Len) Deceased?
Huriata (F) (Also known as Julianne)
Te Puna (M)
Maharata (F) (My mother - Deceased)
John Destry (M)
They all grew up in Te puia and the coastal regions - Ruatoria etc.
Any help would be awesome!
Edited by - gal_nz on Oct 18 2007 08:36:19 AM
Edited by - gal_nz on Oct 18 2007 09:12:31 AM
Kia ora all:) After speaking with an aunty of mine she has given me the correct names for my nan and koro and also my great granparents on my nannys side.
Koro - Te Iwi nui Haereroa Maurirere
Nan - (Maiden name) Julia Tipene
Nan - (Married name) Huriata Te Whare Toka
Greatnan (M) Maharata Kota married to Jack Tipene
It would be great to hear from anyone if these names ring a bell. If you are related however close or distant I would also love to hear from you.
The pieces of my Whakapapa are slowly coming together:)