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RANSFIELD POLY.(PARE) MOTHER. DOES ANYONE KNOW WHO MY BIRTH FATHER IS ?.  

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TipeneR OWC
(@tipener-owc)
New Member

KIA ORA DONT KNOW MUCH BOUT MOTHER . ADOPTED OUT AS BABY. BORN DEC 23 12 64 .AUCKLND NZ. FATHER UNKNOWN. POLY DIED 1966. SHE WAS MAORI. HER PARENTS (MANU) RANSFIELD. TE MAIRE TAMIHANA. SHE WAS BOUGHT UP BY MANUS SISTER HIHIWA TAEKATA. ROTOKAWA ROTORUA.ALL DECEASED. POLY HAD 3 SONS WIREMU , TAI, & MYSELF. I WASNT KNOW BOUT. IS THER ANYONE THAT HELP ME WITH INFO? ID SAY FATHER PAKEHA.SOMEONE MAY REMEMBER POLY & him BEIN TOGETHER AT TIME. WORTH A SHOT. I ALSO WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE OF MY WHAKAPAPA MOTHER SIDE IF ANY ONE COULD HELP.CHOICE.LOVE TO KNOW FAMILY CONECTIONS. THANKS .

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Posted : 24 April, 2007 3:31 am
whakar OWC
(@whakar-owc)
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i suggest you phone john ransfield in rotorua his numbers in the directory,if anyone was to know it would be him or his daughter tui

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Posted : 24 April, 2007 9:21 am
Nani OWC
(@nani-owc)
Eminent Member

I agree with whakar, also, try & get to a hui or a tangi out at Pikirangi marae [Ngāti Pikiao]. Its past the airport on the right but dont go too fast or you'll miss it. Inside the whare tūpuna on the wall are lots of photos of the Ransfield tūpuna. You'll be 'blown away'. Out there is a great place to start. Matua John is a lovely humble person so give him a call. Good luck!

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Posted : 24 May, 2007 8:42 am
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