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Hereni or Helen Shearer

Query by sarnz

Helen was born in Kekerengu, Kaikora Coast, 1 of 12 children of William Shearer (1812-1887), a Mariner, Whaler, Farmer from Scotland, & Mere (Mary) Pikirewa Hine Korako Te Rehu from Taranaki. Hereni Shearer had a moko kauae (female chin tattoo) which indicated her status as a puhi (high-born, unwed woman), wahine rangatira (women of rank), kahurangi (chieftainess) or ariki tapairu (first-born in a family of note), depending on the wom

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on 2021-11-01 06:17:27

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by ngairedith on 2021-11-01 17:43:30

Hi sarnz, I wrote this for you back in 2017 Joseph James BIRCHLEY & Helen SHEARER
Is there something else in particular you want to know?

by sarnz on 2021-11-12 20:33:50

We are searching for the iwi or history of Mere, we understand that her and her 17 yr old son are in the Wharekara Urupa in the Chatham Islands but cant find out why or how they got there.
Thanks

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