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Ko jessica taku ingoa
Ko Te Wehi toku marae
Ko Ngati Te Wehi Kai Whakarua toku hapu
Ko Karioi te maunga
Ko Waikato toku awa
Ko Tainui te waka
I'm looking for my family tree. My Granfather who passed this pepha onto me is named Tamahou Danny (Tama), his father was named Tutemahuragni (Ned) Waitere who married Waina Mau Te Wehi KINGI. This is all i know of my whakapapa so if anyone knows any more id realy appreciate it if you would share your knowledge with me!!!!
Tena Koe Jessica
A book called "Te Mata - Aotea" by R.T. Vernon and C.R. Buckeridge has historic information about the area and families and there is 1-1/2 pages on the Waitere whanau (their Marae is Te Papatapu). I purchased a copy of this book from Raglan Book Shop for about $10.00 - would you like me to scan you the pages concerning the Waitere's? I go to Raglan quite often and could see if there are any copies left.