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Eminent Member

Tara Te irirangi Paramount chief of South Auckland Im interested in learning more about who he was,his Ngai Tai whanau and life

Edited by - markonijoy on Aug 05 2005 01:16:44 AM

Posted : 04 June, 2005 11:53 pm
huiabird OWC
Active Member

do you have details of his parents

Posted : 05 June, 2005 2:28 am
Eminent Member

I have his whakapapa thanks
I am interested mainly in what stories remain as to the lives of these people whether oral history or a written reference someone may have stumbled across during their own research

Edited by - markonijoy on Sep 25 2005 03:25:03 AM

Posted : 06 June, 2005 12:18 am
makiwhara OWC
New Member

"Pounamu" by John Logan Campbell has some stories
about Otara Te Irirangi.Campbell is known as the
"Father of Auckland" & Te Irirangi took him around the bays between his pa of Umupuia & the
future city to find a place to live,- the island of Motukorea(Browns Is.) I have a copy of a painting of Te Irirangi by George French Angus if you contact me I will send it.

Posted : 12 November, 2005 3:37 pm