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tracing ancestors of the TEWAKA family in hawks bay in the 1850's
I knew of a TeWaka family staying in Silverdale, Hamilton around that time, and grew up with their son Manuel who now calls himself Pin, short for Piniha or something like that. I think he even went so far as to say he was a Wanahi. To me sounds like he is a wannabe. I don't know what of his parents anymore but he still stays in Hamilton driving for Waste Management. Well I hope its a start.