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lesley fargher OF
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HEKERA WANIKAU-KOPU or HEKERA KOPU lived in Kihitu,Wairoa, Hawkes Bay. He died about 30-40 years ago. The last time my 39yr old brother-in-law saw his father(the above man) was when he was approx. 2yrs old. Hekera was married to Janice Paul from Wairoa, Hawkes Bay. They moved to the south island,Christchurh where they had two children, a girl, Tangiahua Wanikau-Kopu who is 40yrs old,& a son Anzac Paul Hekera Tumanako Wanikau-Kopu who is now 39yrs old. Hekera & Janice divorced not long after they had their 2nd child. After the divorce Anzac went to live with his maternal grandmother Julia, & step grandfarther, John Keefe of Wairoa, Hawkes Bay. We are looking for any information concernig HEKERA, namely his BIRTH & DEATH years and anything you decide to throw in will be greatly appreciated. THANK-YOU very much

Posted : 08 August, 2004 6:04 pm