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TAARE - Descendants of Natanahira & Materoa  

dotnblk OWC
Active Member

WHEN: 30th December 2005 to 4th January 2006
WHERE: Hinepare Marae, Rangitukia

Edited by - dotnblk on Jan 16 2006 12:45:13 PM

Edited by - dotnblk on Jan 16 2006 12:47:14 PM

Posted : 18 November, 2005 8:44 am
hearty nati OWC
Eminent Member

kia ora cuzzin,pehea ana koe?

long time no c, i ben busy at kura so i havnt been able to email lately.

can u tel ur kuia that my nans unveiling will be next year...not sure wat time but in the middle of the year.

thanx 4 u can,ka kite

Posted : 18 November, 2005 4:16 pm
dotnblk OWC
Active Member

Kia Ora Greg,
Gee long time no hear, like you i've been busy with uni also. I'll pass the info on about your nan, so keep us updated with the developments.

Ka kite

Posted : 19 November, 2005 7:29 am
sonias@kol.co.nz OWC
New Member

kia ora dorothy.havent seen the name Taare anywhere till now.My great great grandfather Hoani Kahaki, married Marie Taare.They had 11 kids, half born in Takapau (hawkes Bay ,the others in Te Rahui-Waiapu.I dont have a lot of information on Marie and would appreciate any thing

Posted : 24 November, 2005 7:09 am
dotnblk OWC
Active Member

Kia Ora Sonia,
Thanks for your query but the name Marie Taare
does'nt ring a bell. Maybe other whanau members might recognize the name and get in touch with you.

Ka Kite


Posted : 25 November, 2005 7:52 pm
ruza OWC
New Member


kia ora dorothy.havent seen the name Taare anywhere till now.My great great grandfather Hoani Kahaki, married Marie Taare.They had 11 kids, half born in Takapau (hawkes Bay ,the others in Te Rahui-Waiapu.I dont have a lot of information on Marie and would appreciate any thing

Kia ora whanau. Hoani Kahaki married Maria Taare; sister to Hoani, Hoana, Etera Rohi, Te Rina, Ani Paku & Ihipera (All were children of Ani kanara Rangirangi & Charles Christian - son of Fletcher Christian)- who were Ipa's (Natanahira) grand parents & Hoani is Ipa's father & his mother was Heni Paerata. I am the sixth grandchild of Natana & Materoa Taare(Ipa & Nan) Hei Kona Bernadette

Posted : 19 December, 2005 11:29 am
waikawa OWC
New Member


Tell me the connection between Charles Christian and Fletcher Christian....what I'm thinking is that you think Charles is Fletcher's son. Now my question to you is how do you know this?

I'm just as curious as everyone else. I too am an uri of Charles Christian and Ani Kanara.

My Great grandmother was Hoana Taare who married Iharaira Parapara.

Posted : 08 September, 2006 2:31 am
micat101 OWC
New Member

Gidday to one and all.Firstly a brief outline of who I am.My name is Michael Martin and I have lived in Australia for the last 40years so most of what I have to say will be in English.My father was Colin Paul Martin,my grandfather was James Paul Martin,my great grandfather was Charles Martin and my great great grandfather was Charles Christian who was married to Ani Kanara.My dilemma is and it appears to be the same with many others,is the connection of Charles Christian to Fletcher Christian.Some say father and son,possibly,as Fletcher had 2 sons and a daughter that I am aware of.The oldest being Thursday October Christian,then Charles then Mary Ann.There has been nothing written about Charles or Mary Ann that I can find,however,much has been written about Thursday and it goes without saying he is the son of Fletcher.Thursday was also known as "The Spaniard" because of a hat he used to wear.I have in my possession Ani Kanaras Whakapapa and it shows her husband as Taare Paniora which means Charles the Spaniard,is this the connection?I have also found Charles Preston Christian who was married to an Ani Kanara and it is said he was born in Peru 1824.

Edited by - micat101 on Sep 16 2006 1:38:45 PM

Posted : 14 September, 2006 1:22 pm
Nikros liked
New Member


I'm David Martin and live in the UK.

I too have James Paul "Punch" Martin as my grandfather which means we are cousins - hello cousin! My father is - or at least was- Raymond Michael Martin. We have done some work on Ancestry.co.uk which you might like to check out. We have not proved a link between Taare Poriki/ Charles  Christian but have found some interesting information about his children. There is a description of him being "thick set" and "hairy" and being a "Spaniard" (although Spaniard may be a blanket term for anyone from the Iberian peninsular or thereabouts) - there is also some suggestion that he may have been from Madeira.... who knows?!

If you would like to get in touch please do so. It'd be great to hear from you.




Posted : 07 September, 2018 7:52 pm
New Member


Kia ora Michael,

I see your post was some time ago but I am interested to know if you found any further information.

My understanding is that Fletcher Christian (of England) had 3 children in Pitcairn Island with his Tahitian wife Isabella Maimiti Mauatua. They were Charles, Thursday and Mary Ann. Charles' son, also Fletcher and Thursday's daughter Peggy then had a Son together named Charles Preston who married Ani Kanara Rangirangi.  



Posted : 28 October, 2019 11:10 am