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Tamati harris

Posted: 18 Aug 2021

This man is the brother of my ancestor Kiriahi there father was the great cheif whitinga his father was Te Awha we come from kairewa wife waimirangi. Tutearu was his brother and there father was cheif Tupoto

Riki Heremaia

Posted: 02 Mar 2021

No you are wrong, this is our tipuna who was very close friends with Arama kraraka Pi of Nga Hapu of Te Mahurihuri in Waima.
Wai claim 1040
We live in Otaua on Puhangatohora the whare tapu o Nga Puhi.
We are Nga Puhi Nui Tonu and have evidence and a long history with Te Tiriti and Te Tii Marae.
Ngawati Heremaia carved Ngatokimatawhaorua at Puke Rata Marae.
Haere mai ki Otaua nau Puke Rata Marae and I will address this with all our descendants present.


Posted: 07 Oct 2020

Kia ora, there appears to be a difference in the Heremaia Te Ara who signed Te Tīriti and the Heremaia Te Kuri that is been spoken of here. We have Heremaia Te Ara signature when transacted the OLC and it was a match to his signatory of Te Tīriti. Me korero tahi tātou

Riki Heremaia

Posted: 23 Jun 2019

This is my great great Grandfather

Ngati Pou
Ngai Tu

Te Kuri Heremaia
Heremaia Kuri
Ngawati Heremaia
Te Hira Wati Heremaia
Riki Paul Kahia Heremaia
(and my son below)
Armani Capone Heremaia kuri