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PUHARA, looking for other puhara's  

halocrashing OWC
New Member

am not very familar with the Maori but was intrigued to see my surname of Puhara show up in many texts. ANY information about this name would be great. It's meaning in Maori, its origins, is it used as a First or a Sirname? I live in the USA and Puhara is rare; every Puhara in the US is blood related. I believe my specific surname comes from Europe but would love ANY information that anyone has to post.
please contact me via email at onepuhara@hotmail.com with any infomation. Thanks....

Posted : 22 January, 2006 3:27 pm
phiona OWC
Active Member

The name Puhara is from the Paki Paki area in Hawkes Bay. Email me at raypuhara@paradise.net.nz for further info. I also have a Puhara Whakapapa to share if you wish.

Posted : 30 January, 2006 6:03 pm
shirley Te Kooti OWC
New Member

My dad was brought up under the Puhara name there's an Urupa in Wairoa where some of our whanau is burried.
Te O Karamu NiaNia was married to my grandfather and the had 8 children nearly all are deceased in my family but you can obtain imformation through the maoriland court.

Posted : 09 April, 2007 1:03 pm