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Steel Maori OWC
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Does anyone know the Karauna whanau from Waiotahi?

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Posted : 14 January, 2006 12:27 am
peti OWC
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Yes; what is it you wish to know ?

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Posted : 14 January, 2006 2:16 pm
Steel Maori OWC
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My Surname is Patarana and my Nan, my fathers mother was a Karauna. Im trying to get a whanau tree going for my 6mnth old son as i think its good for him to know where he came from. I would do it myself however my father went to aussie when i was 8 and im now 24 and havent seen him since so i never had the chance to meet my fathers whanau.
I quess all the info i can get would b awesome.

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Posted : 15 January, 2006 12:30 pm
mauriora OWC
(@mauriora-owc)
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who was your father. we live here in Waiotahi

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Posted : 15 January, 2006 8:54 pm
Steel Maori OWC
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My fathers name is John Werohia Patarana, he was born and raised in Opotiki.

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Posted : 18 January, 2006 3:02 pm
mauriora OWC
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kia ora ano steel maori, who was your fathers mother, or your nanny that was the Karauna. At the moment the karauna that lives in the homestead is here at our house. can you give any more infor

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Posted : 18 January, 2006 4:00 pm
Steel Maori OWC
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My nanny Karauna's first name was Barbara (Barb). Thats about all I know really. My Koro's name Boyd Patarana.

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Posted : 19 January, 2006 2:39 am
Te Aohou OWC
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Kia ora I am a Karauna from those parts, I think we are 1st cousins, your mum would be a sister to my dad. And our uncle Gogie is staying in the homestead at Waiotahi, I have emailed ya and also decided to write here as well, fingers crossed eh!

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Posted : 13 June, 2007 9:43 am
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