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Finding my Great grandfather!  

chickimo OF
New Member

My grandmother died of cancer almost 2 years ago taking all of her family secrets with her. If anyone could give me ant historical information on him Remana Nopera Ratahi or my Grandmother Hohipere "Sophie" Ratahi. They were from Kaikohe (ngapuhi) region. Please help I have a big puzzle to put together.
Thank you


Posted : 18 November, 2003 3:45 am
te phantom
Active Member


I see that you're from Nga Puhi. I recently (last Friday) send an email to the 'Runanga a Iwi o Nga Puhi' and they replied quite quickly. The person who contacted me was also a descendant of the same tipuna and she is going to send me some info when she gathers it all.

Their site is:

So have a nosey and send them an email. You might have to give them as much detail of your ancestors as possible - the more the better.

Good luck


Posted : 18 November, 2003 9:05 pm