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Kia ora - getting my 2 cents in. In Gisborne we have both the Cross whanau, and the Joyce whanau (Jim Joyce who still resides in Gisborne - you could probably find a lot more information on this whanau in the LDS Genealogical site. And we have a Peter Cross still living here also - he has extensive whakapapa knowledge
Email me and I can give you their contact details if you wish to pursue
Kia ora Bek,
Te Tatai A Te Whanau O Cross:
Ko Henry Cross ka moe ia a Mere Ngamarama
Ka puta mai a Henare Te Rangi Cross
Ko Henare Te Rangi Cross ka moe ia a Ngapire Te Hinu [he tamahine a Te Kemara]
Ka puta mai a Pirini raua ko Hare
Ko Henare Te Rangi Cross ka moe ia a Kanitana [Connie] Joyce [he wahine hoa tuarua o Henare]
Ka puta mai o nga uri [13 issue]
Email for the rest.
ko Whauwhauroa te maunga
ko Waitangi te awa
ko Ngatokimatawhoarua te waka
ko Te Ti te marae
ko Tumu Niko Waiomio taku ingoa
Kia ora .I was brought up in waitangi,my fathers mothers name was Raiha cross& Tom Cross,tom has a son called Finny Cross who lives in Kaikohe who's mother was my kuia Te Pininga.If you want any more information you can contact Emma Gibbs or my oldest brother Hohepa Waiomio(hepa) they both work at the Waitangi Treaty House.
Kia ora Bek,
I use to go to school with some of the Joyces in Northland Colledge Kaikohe. A Albie Joyce.I even worked for Bill Joyce when he built a timber mill up past Mangamuka,big whanua that Joyce whanau.I bump into some of them in Manurewa here. Anyway my Question is about Nahi Cross,I knew a Te Naahi Cross who use to drink at the Hunters Corner in Papatoetoe with my Uncles Pere Wihongi,Dick Taore and Old one eye Tom Harris.If you knew this great old kaumatua Then Ill get in touch with one his whanau a Kataraina (nee) Cross.Her first tane was Allan Ashby,ko mate and she maaried a pakeha Fella, Nigel. Just let me know.
noho ora mai
Kia ora Bek,
My grandmother was Pane Joyce, her parents were Miriama and Thomas Joyce who lived at Paihia. My mother's name is Maraea. I was told the Joyce brother's were pearl divers who came to New Zealand and settled in Paihia. Thomas Joyce has the mail run in Paihia.
Kia ora Bella Tari (nee Clarke)