Paora Kira

Maleabout 1880–1959

Brief Life History of Paora

When Paora Kira was born about 1880, in Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, his father, Paora Kira, was 50 and his mother, Mereana Paora Hongi Hika, was 47. He married Pane Haki Hona about 1910, in Auckland, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He died in 1959, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Paora Kira
Pane Haki Hona
Marriage: about 1910
Te Keene Paora
Mere Paora
Maru Paora

Sources (1)

  • Paora Paora, "New Zealand, Civil Records Indexes, 1800-1966"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1910Auckland, New Zealand
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

    Age 7

    Tongariro National Park was the sixth national park established in the world and the first in New Zealand. In the center of the park there lies three active volcanic mountains (Ruapehu, Ngauruhoe, and Tongariro). it is home to the famed Tongariro Alpine Crossing day hike and has been recognized as a World Heritage Site for all its natural values.


    Age 13

    New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.


    Age 27

    The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.

    Name Meaning

    German: habitational name from Kirn, a small town in Rhineland-Palatinate, the name of which probably derives from Middle High German kürne ‘mill’.

    Slovenian: probably a variant of Kern .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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