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Te Kuta OWC
(@te-kuta-owc)
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Kia Ora Whanau,

Does anyone know the history regarding Omanaia and how it got its name, it's the Omanaia up north.

We Can't live on love and pipi's alone.

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Posted : 30 August, 2006 10:19 pm
gina OWC
(@gina-owc)
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Tena Koe Te Kuta

I know this is an old post but I am just perusing different korero to help me on my whakapapa quest. According to my whanau (Beazley) book there was a chief called Manaia who sailed up the Toukahawai river. In the river stood an over-sized rock which at present is about 300 m from the present marae. When Manaia got to this rock he decided to have lunch on it. In those days food meant ot the Maori "oa" So basically it means the food of Manaia.

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Posted : 12 November, 2006 1:26 pm
Te Kuta OWC
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Kia Ora sis,

Thanx for that, it was for the mrs, coz she a Moka, chur

We can't live on love and pipi's alone.

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Posted : 02 December, 2006 11:12 pm
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