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Moetara, Hapakuku  

doriscope OWC
New Member

Kia ora
My mother the late Ada Te Aranga Moetara was the eldest daughter of Hapakuku Moetara, no Waimamaku, Hokianga. I am Doris Cope the eldest daughter of Ada Te Aranga Moetara. I am interested in any news of the Moetara whanau - dco55387@bigpond.net.au. My whanu live in New South Wales, Australia. Please email me

Posted : 27 December, 2005 5:03 pm
superbee OWC
Active Member

Kia ora, the question is: was your mother's married name Moetara or Cope as the Cope family has a history going back into the "John Leef" Riwhi whanau, the Hare family, the Remana Kiwi kiwi family and more. Was Hapakuku Moetara married to Mereana Pakao? whose eldest daughter was Whetu or Rawiri Hapakuku Moetara=Atareta Taimona whose daughter was Te Aranga Rawiri Moetara.
*Can you cope?*

Posted : 14 May, 2006 12:49 pm