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Clay, Michael Waiatua: Help with whakapapa  

latisha.clay OWC
New Member

Tena koutou,

is there any1 who is able 2 help me out with my whakapapa on my dads side - the clay whanau.
at the moment i am looking 4 any info that may help me or assist me in contacting someone who may be able 2 help.
I remember meeting a koroua years ago in waimana, he was a clay from Matahi and held alot of info, however due 2 my age @ the time i was not able 2 retain what was said.
would appreciate any info!

Posted : 26 June, 2007 12:08 am
whakar OWC
Active Member

contact the biddle whanau of te waimana

Posted : 26 June, 2007 10:36 am
Active Member

How about Thompson Clay from Opotiki?He lived in the Waioeka Gorge with his family when I was young.He had several kids,Would be in their 50s and 60s now.Some still live in Opotiki I believe.

Posted : 13 September, 2007 11:52 pm
tehaate OWC
Active Member

tena koe, ko patti toku ingoa,ko ngaitamahaua te hapu, yes try opotiki or opape for clay whanau or try the Opotiki phone directory good luck!![:)Ki Ora

Posted : 15 September, 2007 7:47 pm
Jazorrayne OWC
New Member

Kia ora, my name is Liz Clay. I am from Whakatane and a lot of my whanau lives there and Poroporo. My grandfather is known around town as Harry Clay but his name is Taeapa. He is from Opape, and he knows a fair bit of History on that area. If you happen to be in town head for Ranapia Rd in Poroporo and ask any household there about him. Otherwise there is a R Rapana in the phone book, if you want to try ringing them.

Posted : 03 October, 2007 6:46 pm