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TAHUNA, Ramapaha Hone Te Pai (help??)
I know little of Maori culture as I live and grew up in Australia,All I have is an ancestors name 3 generations back, can anyone tell me anything about where to start looking for information or anything about this persons name?
Ramapaha Hone Te Pai Tahuna,(possibly from the Taranaki area)
Edited by - james on Jul 27 2005 10:55:11 AM
Tena koe james,
Here are a few places that you could start searching in. I have had a quick look and have only found the surname Tahuna, but could not find the name Ramapaha , but if you have a look around you may be able to recognise the names and go from there
Make sure you are in the Whakapapa club and at the top right of the page put tahuna in the search box and click Search The Records then look in the Search Results - Lists section as there are some Tahuna Whanau there.
Go to www.familyserach.org and put tahuna in the Last Name, setting the country to New Zealand and look at the results there. While none of those listed are from Taranaki, you may be able to find some and make connections.
If you know any other surnames and can give us an idea of when the persons lived, that may also help us to help you!
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