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Finding info on Hera Manuhiri (Ngapora). She was the first wife for Tawhio Matutaera Te Wherowhero (the 2nd Maori King)and her father was Tamati Ngapora (Manuhiri). I know she had 3 children to Tawhio, but where did she go after that, was she taken (for peacemaking reasons) with a Ngapuhi Chief? or did she ever move up north (Mangataipa) and married Te-Maunga Kere around 1854. If anyone has any information about this wahine, don't hesitate to leave a message, positive or negative.

Thanks Lillian.

Posted : 03 April, 2005 4:13 pm
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Kia ora Lil,

If you go to www.familysearch.org set the country to New Zealand and search for the folling in the last name:

which will give you info about Hera and Tamati

and click again on IGI/Southwest Pacific - over 23 to the right on the results page.

Do a search for Maunga on that page and you will find records for him, including some of his marriages. (If you use the [url="http://www.mozilla.org/"]Firefox Browser[/url] instead of IE, searching is alot easier

Although, be aware that the records here are not necessarily accurate, but gives a good idea of what may have happened

Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!

Posted : 06 April, 2005 1:30 pm
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Thank you for your reply.
I done that and been there, the problem is that I was wandering if Hera Manuhiri is the same lady that also married Te Maunga because I'm trying to find out a story that was told to me and trying to put the right story in place for our whakapapa.
Thanks once again, I really appreciate your help.

Posted : 12 April, 2005 9:30 am