Ellison Family History
FAMILY GROUP:
1, f, Heni Haera Taiaroa  b. 1831 Otakou
                                      d. 1862(31) Otakou, Otago 
2. m. Te Mairaki Taiaroa  b, abt 1833 Otakou
3. m. Tupeka Taiaroa    b. abt 1834 Otakou
4.m. HORI KEREI TAIAROA  b. abt 1836 Otakou
       d.4 Aug 1905 (69) Christchurch, Canterbury
    m. Tini Wiwi Burns  abt 1862  b.1840 Moeraki, Otago,NZ
      d. 1934 (94) Taumutu, Canterbury, NZ 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
              Hori Kerei Taiaroa and Tini Burns
 
CHILDREN  of Hori Kerei Taiaroa and Tini Burns(6 sons)
 
1. Teone Wiwi Taiaroa  b. 16 Sep 1864 Dunedin , Otago
  m. Rakapa Ramiha Potaka abt 1890  10 childrem
2. Teoti Kerei Taiaroa b.26 Apr 1866 Dunedin , Otago
  m. Makareta (Maaki)Parata  abt 1888 - 14 children
3. Riki TeMairaki Taiaroa b. 11 May 1867 Otakou, Otago
  m. Ruiha Toitoi Mutu  abt 1895  No children. Adopted Riki
4. Apa Kerei Taiaroa b. 9 Aug 1869 Otakou, Otago
 m. Riakiao Wharepo  abt 1898  died 19 Feb 1899 Chathams
5. Matenga Kerei Taiaroa b. 1 Aug 1870 Otakou, Otago
                                      d: 17 Oct 1872 Otakou, Otago
6. Hoani Korako Taiaroa b. 13 May 1873 Otakou, Otago
  m. ?                              d: 29 Sep1908
 
               
 
  
 
                Chief Matenga Taiaroa c 1850
 
 
 
 
1. NIKURU TAIAROA  b. abt 1812 Otakou. Otago, NZ
   m. EDWARD WELLER  abt Feb 1839 Otakou, Otago
     1. HANA NANI WELLER  b. abt Aug 1840 Otakou
       m. Daniel Ellison 28 Aug 1863 Dunedin
 
    ELLISON FAMILY OF OTAKOU
         12 Children
            52 Grandchildren
               148 Great grandchildren
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
              Raniera Ellison and Nani Weller
        
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MATENGA TAIAROA 
b. abt 1783 Waikakahi, Canterbury, NZ
d. 4 Feb 1863(79) Otakou, Otago, NZ
Second Wife of Taiaroa: m abt 1830  
           MAWERA 
 b. abt 1805  Puketeraki, Otakou
 DESCENDANCY CHART FOR MATENGA TAIAROA-1
First Wife: m about 1810 Otakou
HINEIWHARIUA (KARETAI)
b, abt 1778 Otakou, Otago, NZ
 
The TAIAROA 's
To ELLISON Family 
Teone Wiwi Taiaroa and Rapaka Potaka
 
FAMILY GROUP (All Born in Porirua)
1. m Huriwhenua Taiaroa b. abt 1891
2. f Meikura Teone Wiwi Taiaroa b.31 Dec1892 Hastings     m. TeReimana Tuatini abt 1922           d. 21 Jun 1957
      1.f Ruruhina Tuatini m Williams 
            5 children(Williams)
      2. Rukutekauri Tuatini m. Bubs Arahanga
            6 children(Arahanga)
      3.m Hori Tuatini  m Maureen Briggs
            5 Children (Tuatini)
      4. f. Meikura Tuatini m Hori Briggs
            1 child (Pani Briggs)
3. f Tini Wiwi Taiaroa b.28 Mar 1894 Hastings
  m. Edward Pohau Ellison 30 July 1913 Sedgemmere
       
  
4. f  Ruku Taiaroa b. 2 Jul 1895 Hastings d. 22 Jan 1896
5. m Huriwhenua Taiaroa  b. 1896
6.     Baby Taiaroa  b 1898
7.     Baby Taiaroa  b 1899
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Ellison Family Group 
Te Awhitu House, Taumutu.
 Built in 1878 for Hori Kerei Taiaroa
Daniel Ellison & Nani Weller(Taiaroa's grand-daughter)