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Dino OWC
(@dino-owc)
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Kia Ora Wanau, My name is Dino Armstrong nee Rapana. My Mothers grandfather is Te Rangihauta Rimitiriu Raihania. My family have been trying to track his whakapapa for many years now and have a few leads, but not enuff to find out who or where exactly he comes from. Our great grandfather is buried in a beautiful place called Nukutaurua in Te Mahia, East Coast. We have heard that he has a strong connection to the Iwi of Nga Puhi (Whangaruru, Mokau area)we are still unsure. Is there anyone who knows of where our Koro comes from.
Naku Noa, Dino

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Posted : 02 December, 2004 2:05 pm
maxt OWC
(@maxt-owc)
Active Member

Tena koe, Dino.
Ko Huruiki te maunga
Ko Mokau te awa
Ko Huruiki ano te whare tupuna
Ko Whakaruru te whare kai
Ko Te Kauae te wahi tapu
Ko Te Whenuaroa te waka
Ko te Uri o Hikihiki te hapu
Ko Ngati Wai te iwi

No Whangaruru ahau.
My kaumatua Te Houpeke Piripi (Punaruku) is the kai tiaki of the information that you seek. If anyone in Whangaruru will know your whakapapa, he will. Contact him, but be prepared to spend the time.
Kia kaha.

maxt

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Posted : 14 December, 2004 6:20 pm
TFL OWC
(@tfl-owc)
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Hi Dino
Did you get any other information? There is a bit on The Raihania Shears competition on www.shearingworld.com/news.htm . If you google his name you will also find a few more interesting sites

XX
Tia

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Posted : 24 March, 2005 8:16 pm
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