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Information Needed on my whanau
Kia ora Ev'ryone...
My name is Crystal, and i have lived most my life in OZ...been away from home for along time until last year....20yrs later...i was told i need to come home and find my Roots...and now i am going to....for myself aswell as for my kids...
These days alot of people are trying to find the missing links and not just names to identify there whanau member, but the marae the land the waka the heritage and the history of there tipuna...
I am almost there but not 100%....the information i have been given is what was given to my mum and dad who are still alive and are in there late 60's...
Just like to know if anyone knows of these names these are my Tipuna's maybe they might also be yours or you know of them.
My FATHERS WHANAU
Area my father is from is Bay of Islands areas...
IWI- Ngapuhi and ...????....
HAPU-Te uri taniwha/Te uri o hua_
ANCESTORS - Marcellus COOK(French Canadian/American indian) and Tuhiata_
My GREAT-GRANDPARENTS - (KOROS PARENTS)Te Paea HAMIORA and Hone PIKARI Karahina and (NANS PARENTS)Brian or Paddy COOK and Rihi PENE.
My GRANDPARENTS - Te akeake hone Pikari(Jack PIKARI) and Ngarui COOK
MY MOTHERS WHANAU
Area my mums whanau are from...well were told taranaki, waikato, westcoast areas...wanganui, levin, foxton, palmerston, wellington, down to Nelson...hhmmmm...we own land in these places but we wanna know how we got da land down there etc etc etc...and who the whanau is down that ways.
Handed down and want to know info on my whanau there brothers and sisters...children...where they were from...any pictures...
ANCESTORS - KOMENE(Taranaki)and TAWHIO(waikato/Tainui)
IWI-Taranaki/Te Ati Awa
HAPU- Ngati haupoto/Ngati taire/Nga mahanga
MARAE-Tarawainuku Marae/Okorotua Marae/Parihaka pa
My Great-GParents - (KORO'S)TEAHU KOMENE TUTE WHAKAIHO and Roka MATAKATEA and (NANS)Hine Waiwera KERE
My Grand-mother Emily or Ngahina Opoore Gerrard/te-ahu/te horo and My Grand-Father is Te Rangi pai whenua TEAHU known as Rangi Te-ahu....and step grandfather is Sonnie Gerrard..
And My Partners Great Great Grandmother
Merirutu KAKEWAHINE - Iwi - Ngati kahangunu/Waiora
My Partners Great Grandmother
Hine STAPLETON Iwi - Ngati kahangunu/Waiora
Edited by - crissy11 on Feb 04 2008 07:36:53 AM