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alli123 OWC
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Kia ora
Could anyone tell me anything about the NgatiWhauroa (a sub tribe of Tainui)
Love to find our heritage.

Posted : 23 January, 2005 3:39 pm
Active Member

Kia ora Allison
A quick search confirms Ngati Whauroa is a hapu of Waikato. Try your main library in their Archives and search resources. Or maybe someone could add to this.


Posted : 25 January, 2005 5:47 pm
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Tena koe,
Ngati Whauroa used to occupy the western banks of the Waikato awa in Taupiri, that area between Huntly and Ngaruawahia. About 1885-6, most of that land was lost, so the hapu spread. Horahora marae, Rangiriri can be considered to be of Ngati Whauroa through a tupuna called Akarauti, whose children married into that whanau.
A number of other marae(s)in te Puaha o Waikato can also whakapapa back to Ngati Whauroa, as well.
Kia ora.

Posted : 04 November, 2005 12:47 pm