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PakiBaxter OWC
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We have traced our ancestory as far back as Aperahama. Motoi was married to James Melbourne, they had two children, George and Ani. Motoi was from Ruatahuna but I think she spent most of her life in Whakatane.
Trying to go back further than Motoi or if anyone knows anything about her....
We are Ngati Awa, Tuhoe.

Posted : 20 April, 2006 9:42 pm
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Kia Ora!

I am also a descendent of Motoi.

Have you found any information on who the parents of Motoi were?

I have further documents beyond.




Posted : 27 September, 2018 1:18 am
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Hi I am also trying to find information on 'Motoi'. 

Motoi I have is a male, and Motoi a first name, last name 'Tai'; I am not sure if that is correct, but the 'Motoi' name is definitely correct. To may understanding he married Hontana.

I would be interested to learn more because i can't find anything earlier than just a name.

I'm not sure how this site works so would appreciate help in how to contact you both directly.

Michelle (teuriotamapo@gmail.com)

Posted : 11 October, 2018 4:04 am