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TAMIHANA, Mere Tarapuhi: Look for Whakapapa
Im trying to get as much info as possible on my whakapapa, so any help would be awesome 😀
My grandmother was Mere Tarapuhi Tamihana. She was of Tainui and Ngati Paoa descent. Her mother was Mere Tarapuhi Kuinaki and her dad was Wiremu Wira Tamihana. I know that one of her sisters was Hariata Tamihana (later known as Hariata Gordon). I also know that her main marae was Waiti. Mere grew up in Morrinsville, but later moved to Wellington in her late teens.
Any help would be amazing!