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  • Heeni Ngarino 3rd Wife Kawiti (c.1846 - 1936)
    The second Maori King, Tawhiao, visited Ngati Hine paramount chief Maihi Paraone Kawiti at Waiomio in 1885, leaving behind his niece Heningarino who became Kawiti's third wife and bore six children. ...
  • Te Ruki Kawiti (c.1774 - 1854)
    Te Ruki Kawiti (1770s–1854) was a prominent Māori rangatira (chief). He and Hone Heke successfully fought the British in the Flagstaff War in 1845–46. Descended from Nukutawhiti and Rāhiri, he was bo...
  • Te Tiwha Kawiti (1789 - bef.1854)
  • Tuwahinenui Waekamania Shortland (c.1811 - c.1887)
    H.Shortland 1 July 2004: Sir James Henare said that according to the story of Ngati Hine all our whakapapa is fine except the tupuna here is not Willoughby Shortland but a jewish named Mordicai. Some o...
  • Bernice Kawiti (deceased)

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