Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tūmapūhia-ā-Rangi ki Wairarapa
 
 

Whakapapa

Reference: "Land, Water and Resource Use in Wairarapa" - a report to the Waitangi Tribunal for Ngai Tumapuhiaarangi 1997.

CHAPTER 2

TE TAIAO: THE WHAKAPAPA KORERO OF NGAI TUMAPUHIAARANGI

2.1 THE ROHE POTAE of NGAI TUMAPUHIA

Ngai Tumapuhiaarangi claim ancestry from the Kurahaupo and Takitimu canoes. Wairarapa was originally inhabited by people of the Kurahaupo canoe. Most hapu in Wairarapa derive descent from Hinematua as their claim to land. [13]

Tukoroua was a granddaughter to Hinematua and her people occupied coastal Wairarapa. One of her descendants, Tumapuhia was brought up in Waimarama. Tumapuhia migrated as a young man from Waimarama to Wairarapa to live amongst his relatives. Tumapuhia settled at Te Unuunu with Hikawera [14] (496).

Tukoroua
Toka
Humarie
Tataiaho
Tuairau
Rakaitekura
Tumapuhia

His people Ngai Tumapuhia became an important and numerous tribe whom occupied the coast. [15] He was a descendant of Tukoroua through both mother and father.

Tukoroua
Toka
Humarie
Huitao
Hinegatura
Te Ikaraeroa
Tumapuhia
  • Tumapuhia by marriage to Hine te Ao had five children.
 
Tumapuhia = Hine te Ao
   
Te Hinurewa         Rongomaiaia        Te Ikahoroiwi      Hikawera      Hikatoa

 

13 - Hinematua was the ancestress claimed from in most of the Maori Land Court cases.
14 - Maori Land Court, Te Maipi minutes 12th September 1888;496
15 - Maori Land Court, Te Maipi minutes 19th September 1888:98