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RENATI,Manurau and Joseph Maika  

tommy43 OWC
New Member

kia ora

Am trying to gather information on my nans parents Manurau and Joseph
My nan was Merita Rapana(nee Renati)who married koro Fred Rapana
They lived in Mourea,just out of Rotorua

Have looked just about everywhere and can't find Renati anywhere
It could be Renata,not sure but if you got anything,cher

Posted : 13 January, 2006 12:19 am
Eminent Member

Kia ora tommy43
I found a 'Merita Renati' in family search, but info is vague suggesting that Merita was a male born 1906, died 1985 parents were Manurau and Renati. Ring any bells?

peaceful regard

Posted : 13 June, 2006 2:06 am
Hinga Whanau
Active Member

Kia ora Tommy,

By now you will be aware of our whakapapa online. If you need to access it just give me a buzz. Got some good info. And you will be proud of nana Merita's line. Info dates back to before 1826.

Posted : 21 July, 2006 1:19 am
Hinga Whanau
Active Member

Ps Tom, be interested to know where you got the name Joseph from. Manurau's maiden name is Te Poro who married Renati Te Rangipuawhe. Can you let me know maybe I missed something.


Posted : 21 July, 2006 1:23 am
Trusted Member

tena koe Tommy, I do know your family from Rotorua. The Rapana's from Pikiao - Mourea and the Renati Maika whanau from Tuhourangi and te puke. I know the geneaolgy from Renati upward on his fathers line and the korero surrounding that lineage. Reply to me if you wana know

Posted : 22 July, 2006 6:49 pm
Hinga Whanau
Active Member

Kia ora Taiga,

You mention you know the Renati line. I would be most interested if you can shed some light on this for me. My mother as mentioned in previous posts is Elizabeth Hinga (nee Rapana) daughter of Merita Rapana (nee Renati). I am researching our whakapapa. Your help would be most appreciated. I also sent an email direct but fear it has been sometime and the account may be obsolete. Yours in anticipation.

Posted : 12 September, 2006 12:52 am