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Kia ora te whanau, my name is samantha wanoa, im from Te Araroa on my fathers side, his name is Hoangaroa, his father and mother are Hamahona Wanoa and Mere Huriwai, iam currently searching my family tree, and can not find enough information on my Wanoa tupuna, i caan whakapapa back to my grandfathers father, Tukaki Wanoa, I have a couple of names of some of his brothers and sisters but not many, the names i have of my papa's family are Matauru Wanoa( carver of Rongomaitapui, Hinerupe wharekai)Pehe, Joe(No issues), Katarina( married a Brooking) Ngatai and two names of which im not 100% of, Taipu and Hori, I know nothing of their parents, i know the name Tukaki is from Te Whanau A Apanui, anyone who can help me in my quest of researching where i came from will be much appreciated. Kiaora
Ko Whetumatarau oku Maunga
Ko Awatere oku Awa
Ko Te Whanau a Hinerupe oku Iwi