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I have been doing a bit of research.
Just wandering if anyone could help me,
with this confusing question.
Is the NGATAI'S Whanau from the EAST COAST, are they the same NGATAI's Whanau from MATAKANA ISLAND??..
If so, i would be very grateful if someone could explained, how they are connected...
If not, im sorry i dont mean too offend anyone!!
Please email me with details
Like yourself, we are trying to fill in the missing pieces with the Ngatai Whanau and their link to us. We are from Gisborne although, my grandfather was born in Harataunga. We are of the belief, that his great grandmother was a Heneri Ngatai who may have been married to my grandfathers namesake, Hoterene Karaka Snr. If you come across anyhting, please let me know as well. Greatly appreciated