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[Solved] RAMEKA, Whakaaria (Fred): Looking for Iwi  


New Member
Joined: 3 weeks  ago
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29 October, 2018 9:18 pm  

Kia ora,

I am the great-grandson of Whakaaria (Fred) Rameka and Anne Ena Rameka (Died 04 August 1971, 20 October 1989 respectively) 

See headstone ->  https://billiongraves.com/grave/WhakaariaFred-Rameka/7783543

Based on their headstone, they had four children - Ted, Ena (my grandmother, now deceased), Ella and Anne.

I am interested in talking with anyone who is a descendant of these people and/or can help with basic Whakapapa information (i.e., Iwi, Hapu, Marae etc).

Ngā mihi!

New Member
Joined: 5 days  ago
Posts: 3
17 November, 2018 9:33 am  

Kia ora,

The headstone may have a tale to tell. I would suggest getting hold of someone from Ratana Pa in Whanganui. It would seem the case as this is on the headstone.

Our iwi has ties to both Ratana ( an Aunt/Uncle were the first Ratana church wedding in the South Island) and her Aunty married a Rameka. Find out some more and come back to me so I can confirm more details.

Nga mihi

Dianne Tahuaroa-Watson