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HETA, Donald & Lillian  

thelma_hale@yahoo.co.nz OWC
Active Member

Where are the Heta whanau from ??? Whangarei, Te Awamutu, Huntly, Kawhia?? My mother was Mihi Heta, daughter of Donald Tani & Lillian Rachel Heta. I think there was 14 of them all up. Mum died at the young age of 33 in 1991. I now am 32 years old and trying to trace my whakapapa but am unsure if I will be connecting to the right whanau.
The names of her siblings which may not be in the exact age order are listed:-
Mahu= Whangarei Marina= Ozzie Sonia= Ozzie
Raewyn= Aux Dayna= Aux Mihi= (dec)
June= Aux Moira= Hastings Donald= Aux??
Willie= Rotorua Tina= Hamilton Tani= Aux
another deceased brother Charlie and whangai= Danny(Daniel)
Can you please help me. I was not brought up with my mum, but my dad's mother whom later legally adopted me and I have very little knowledge.

Edited by - thelma_hale@yahoo.co.nz on Dec 29 2007 8:07:17 PM

Posted : 18 December, 2007 7:16 pm
Juno Bevan
New Member

Kia Ora, So you would be my Nana Horace Whiunui's half sister I gather?

His dad was Don Tani Heta and his mum Rosie Kahuwhariki heta (born Moore)

Posted : 09 March, 2018 9:32 am
Juno Bevan
New Member

So when you mean "Dad's Mum" Do you mean Te Aue Whiunui?

Would love to hear from you If that's the case.

Thank you

Posted : 09 March, 2018 9:34 am
Juno Bevan
New Member

my email is june_gbevan@hotmail.com


feel free to contact me. Don tani heta is my mum's Grandfather

Posted : 09 March, 2018 9:39 am
New Member

Tena koe. I think your whanau are in the lower waikato region, Don married Hikihiki Ngakete of Kawhia/Taharoa probably 1930s and had a number of tamariki, 2 I know of were adopted out to other families.






Posted : 16 March, 2018 12:02 am