Submitted by Name: Beverley Begbie (nee Heu) From: Whatawhata, Hamilton, New Zealand E-mail: Contact
Comments: KAWHIA is the place I will always love. My father Timi Heu would take us to visit his grandmother Nohinohi and uncle Maui at Aotea. My mothers whanau was also from here, the Porimas. We are having a reunion in 2 years and wish to contact as many of our whanau as possible. "Tewhanake-Reehutai, Anderson is the reunion. Pareake Porima and Moumou Tewhanake-Reehutai, and their son Ruka Anderson.
Submitted by Name: Caroline Warana From: Aotea Kawhia E-mail: Contact
Comments: My Grandmother Ngarihia aka Mimiha Warana and Mac Ripia lived in Aotea(Kawhia)...I was raised by my nanny and ma uncle...although my nanny had not been to school and could not speak english she was hard as nails "oh boy" The family homestead remains standing in Aotea...so old...the whare need to pulled down and rebuilt...The whanau and I visited the homestead in Jan 2011...only to be told by farmers who occupy the top whare and given instructions by Thomas Herbert...noone was allowed to go down to the whare...furious of the outcome...we left peacefully...filed an application to succeed to the land a special sitting will be heard legally through the court this month...will be very interesting
Added: November 2, 2011
Submitted by Name: Paula Poutu From: Dunedin nz E-mail: Contact
Comments: Hi, I'm looking for family of Robert Moki who died in an accident in Mataura in the early 1960s. He was interred back to Kawhia and i believe he had a wife and 4 children. If anyone can help it would be very much apprieciated.
Added: August 23, 2011
Submitted by Name: Julie Porter From: Tokomaru Bay East Coast E-mail: Contact
Comments: Kiaora tatau...im a desendent of Tama Poata,He was my great great grandfather and im amazed at the history you have of him which i didnt even know,but awesome to learn that alot of pepz know of him and his art...loving the page and keep up the great work...ka kite ano
Added: August 21, 2011
Submitted by Name: Cindy Onne From: London, united Kingdom E-mail: Contact
Comments: I am Mrs. Cindy Onne, I am located In United Kingdom am happily married and blessed with 3 kids. My husband's name is Alex who is a Medical Doctor; names of my kids are Williams 3 years, Terry 1 and Sara 5 years. My kids are very intelligent and very cool.
We offer a great salary 600 Pounds Sterling Weekly, health-care insurance, paid vacation, 401K (after 6 months), private, furnished apartment over the garage with separate entrance. If you are interested, you should contact me via my email address: firstname.lastname@example.org, with your C.V or resume.
I hope to read from you soonest as your service is urgently needed.
Comments: Kawhia is home to me . is where my family is from the Turnbulls
Added: June 6, 2011
Submitted by Name: Rose Sadlier From: No ngati porou raua ko ngati hikairo oku iwi.. E-mail: Contact
Comments: Ko Pirongia taku maunga Ko Ngati Hikairo taku hapu Ko Tainui taku iwi Ko Waipapa taku marae.. Ko Arthur Edwards-Pikia me Mabel Edwards oku tipuna.. Ko Leona Edwards raua ko Bob Sadlier oku matua..
Ko Rose taku ingoa. I have fond memories of Kawhia. My brother Pete and my sister Bubbles were raised there. My other brother and I spent holidays there. Anywayz I just found this guestbook site and wow that was excellent. No reira.. Naku no Rose
Great to read the post it's on the website - awesome whakapapa - I hale from the "Edwards" lineage and just trying to get a real conection to whanau at Waipapa Marae, have been talking to a few learned people and yes I'm getting there but if you can help - mauri ora
Waiaute Kui Edwards = Marutuahu Sonny Parata (Ngati Paoa)
Ko au te tamiti = Sonny Parata
Added: March 10, 2011
Submitted by Name: casey macdonald From: invercargill E-mail: Contact
Comments: hey whanau,i have some relatives living in kawhia that i would love to get back in touch with (bill rewi) and (mickey rewi) who is in te awamutu.if anyone can be of any help that would be wonderful,thanx