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TE WHANAU O HINEAWE
My name is Bella Tari (nee Clarke) from Ngawha. My nanny is TeOwai, her grandmother was Hineawe. We are known as Te Whanau O Hineawe. Does anyone have any other information about Hineawe from Ngati Porou who had a child to Ngapuhi? My nanny TeOwai was 107 when she died in 1947. She is buried at Ngawha. Noho ora mai.
Tena koe Bella,
Ko wai to rangatira hoa?
Ko Ben Tari?
Ko Marara Poata [nee Tupe] te tupuna o Ben
Ko Paapu Tupe toku tupuna, he tungane a Marara
Ko Tauke Tupe toku tupuna, he tuahine a Marara hoki
Te Whanau a Tupe no Matangirau me Te Touwai.
Ko ahau, no te whanau o Te Awa raua ko Tupe i te taha i toku mama.