5/13/2010 at 10:00 PM
Letter from Heta, Hoani, Eraha, Naamana, Whatarau and Kingi Ngatuere to McLean, 17 Jan 1862
Letter to McLean and Searancke regarding parts of land set aside for Wairarapa Maori, related to Ihaka Whatarau, Namana 1860-1870s, Te Ataneta Heke, William Nicholas Searancke, Koroniria Rangitaiki, Wairarapa, Ngati Kahungunu ki Wairarapa and Rangitane.
IHAKA WHATARAU Aquaintance of Te Whatahoro. J.P.S. 103:115, 128-130, 133, 136, 166, 168.
Hoani Te Whatahoro Jury had seven wives and fifteen children. His first wife was Pane Ihaka Te Moe Whatarau, with whom he had Te Aitu-o-te-rangi Wikitoria (also known as Sue Materoa) and Muretu William; his second wife was Hera Ihaka Te Moe Whatarau (a sister of his first wife), with whom he had Meri Kiriwera, Te Waikuini and Te Hiwa. Huhana Apiata was Hoani's third wife, with whom he had Tiweka Rangihikitia. His fourth wife was Keriana Te Potae-aute, and they had nine children: Tepora, Te Uranga, Puhinga-i-te-rangi Margaret, Renata Te Manga, Takotoroa, Makaretu, Te Rina, Manapouri Te Rina Huitau and Hamuera Porourangi. His fifth wife was Mata Pohoua (also called Mata Te Rautahi); his sixth, Hera Erena Rongo; and his last, Hera Ferris; they had no issue by him, although they did bring up some of his grandchildren.