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Wiremu MATANGI and Hiringa of Pirihaka, Wairau Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand

Journal by allycat

Wiremu MATANGI married Hiringa and they had a son Rangi Haururu MATANGI who was born 26 Dec 1877 Pirihaka, Wairau Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand and died aged 55 years Pirihaka, Wairau Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand.

Rangi Haururu MATANGI married Mihi RAWHITI born abt 1878 Teawaiti, Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand died 1 Dec 1916 Wairau Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand. She was the daughter of Komene PATA and Maikara RATANA. They had a son William Wiremu MATANGI born 1 Sep 1905 Waikawa, Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand and died 1993 Marlborough, New Zealand.

William Wiremu MATANGI married (Folio No.04973) in 1927 Marlborough, New Zealand to Dolly Tahuaroa WATSON born 4 Apr 1910 Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand died aged 86 years 14 Jun 1996 Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand buried Picton. She was the daughter of Garry Karira Tahuaroa WATSON and Jane Tini Pere RIWAI. Dolly married unknown and had a (living) daughter.

William & Dolly MATANGI have three living children (two sons and a daughter). Living male MATANGI* never validly married Mary Coulter Eadie HUGHES 1936-2008 and they had a daughter in 1958 Hamilton, New Zealand. *It is known that this Living male MATANGI served in Korea, and later married and had three daughters.

Mary Coulter Eadie HUGHES was born 1 Feb 1936 Wellington, New Zealand and died 9 Feb 2008 Ipswich, Queensland, Australia. She was the eldest daughter of Stephen HUGHES and Martha Coulter EADIE. Mary married 20 May 1961 Hamilton, New Zealand to Barry James Joseph LYONS 1934-2003. Barry adopted Mary's daughter and the couple went onto have three children in New Zealand, adopting two children, then emigrating to Australia and having their last child in Queesland.

Note: Sources of information has mostly been family, then I found a few IGI Individual Records online at FamilySearch.org.

If anyone could assist with the MATANGI line it would be greatly appreciated as I am helping my niece with this part of her family tree.


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on 2008-03-10 08:47:40

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by ngairedith on 2008-03-10 09:12:40

A small observaion - this journal is going to 'go off' views wise :))
p.s. The name Lyons rings a bell !! I will have to go check that

by ngairedith on 2008-03-10 09:46:22

Here is a good start to THE Manihera Matangi MATANGI

by Harata_Matangi1511 on 2008-07-14 00:11:53

Hi yes my grandmother Dolly Tehui Tahuaroa Watson did marry William Wiremu Matangi they went on to have 6 children Aunty Letty,Aunty Sylvia,Uncle John,William Henry my father,all now deceased,they also had another daughter Aunty Jane,and another son Gory both still living.Grandma Dolly also had two other children to a man with the surname Mason a daughter Lucy still living and a son Kevin who has not long passed away.

by ngairematene on 2010-09-22 04:21:54

Kia ora cuzzy I grew up with you guys. I saw Aunty Lucy 2 years ago in Waikawa but have lost touch. She had moved from the Marae to a lovely place on the bay. Do you know her address ??

by MissFisher on 2013-07-29 06:55:15

Kia ora I am a here to add to this page. I am a great grandchild of Dolly Matangi. My grandmother Ereti Matangi married my grandfather Charles Fisher. They went on to have 13 children 1 of which is my mother, I am currently studying to be a nurse in Invercargill and am doing a topic on culture and I came across this page, thank you so much this has been so much help and very interesting :) If any of you's wish to speak in further detail about this please comment and let me know :)

by Charlesmaru on 2015-09-30 11:07:16

Ths is amazing I'm charles maru/matangi I'm the oldest son of Tania matangi Lucy's oldest daughter loving the information

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