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THORPE, Arthur (WAIROA) had a child with Iripeti Pirihi (Kaihote)
lived in Wairoa around 1901-1905 then moved to the South Island.
Would have been born abt. 1880's or earlier. My Nanny May/Mei was the only child of this union. However, she had half bro's & sis's through
her mother. ie. Nepia, Mohi, and Chase Whanau.
If by chance there is anyone that knows anything about the Thorpe's
that lived in Wairoa as farmers. I would love to hear from you.
Arohanui to all my whanaunga.