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Karaka Anaru Wiapo  

wiupzkat OF
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Kia Ora,
I am looking for any information on my whanau. My Dad is Clarke Wiapo married to Anne Bennion who are both passed on. Dad Rests up at Rewiti. My grandparents names are Karaka Anaru Wiapo married to Katerina (both have passed on now... also,
Rewiti Marae(north of Auckland) is where they Rest. I do not know much about my Wiapo family ... I know that my Grandfather's sister- my Grand Aunty Wini lives up north somewhere..
I Look forward to hearing from anybody who may have any information about my whanau.... that would be greatly appreciated.

Katarina Wiapo

Posted : 18 March, 2003 2:56 am
temepara OF
New Member

Kia ora whanau
my father was john wiapo watts from kaiwaka
our grandfather married mata wiapo who was from kaiwaka.
there was a clarke wiapo senior and a junior.
aunty wini lives in wellsford
one of her daughters lives in melbourne.
my greatgrand father was
ANARU WIAPO who is buried at Otamatea Marae cemetery.
contact me for a lot more information including the whanau reunion that is coming up in october


Posted : 26 March, 2003 5:41 am
temepara OF
New Member

kia ora
this is temepara again
just a bit more information on our whanau
anaru wiapo had children to 2 ladies
he spent some time in papua new guinea when he was working for the government.
on erib island
then he came back to otamatea and had about 12 children to nani peka
most of them are buried at otamatea.
remember otamatea is the main marae for NGATI WHATUA TRIBE
he died of the spanish flu in 1918
About 6 yeary ago the young clarke wiapo and his wife came to visit us in melbourne
i think his wife was a cook island lady
and there is also a
MATA WIAPO in sydney ,she is editor of a kiwi newspaper
MATA wiapo was my grandmother
old clark wiapos half sister
i will write you some more when i have time
this is my uncle he has all the information about our whanau that you want to know they live in leigh
please email me on
or call me on
australia 03 97116006
catch you later


Posted : 28 March, 2003 3:27 am