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My father Ropata Wahawaha was of Te Whanau-a-Apanui, Ngati Porou and Ngai Tahu ancestry. He married my mother Annie Wiramina Nihoniho (of Ngai Tahu and Ngati Porou and settled in Christchurch. He raised a family of six children and had 14 grand-children. He died on 10 August 1997 and is buried with his wife's people at Te Uru Ti Urupa in Tuahiwi North Canterbury.