Natanahira Te Umutapu Wi Te Kakakura Parata

Brief Life History of Natanahira Te Umutapu Wi Te Kakakura

When Natanahira Te Umutapu Wi Te Kakakura Parata was born in August 1852, in Waikanae, Wellington, New Zealand, his father, Wiremu Te Kakakura Parata MHR, was 15 and his mother, Unaiki Whareangiangi Pukehi, was 13. He married Oriwa Tuini Horomona about 1905, in Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 21 November 1932, in his hometown, at the age of 80, and was buried in Ruakohatu Urupa, Waikanae, Wellington, New Zealand.

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Family Time Line

Natanahira Te Umutapu Wi Te Kakakura Parata
1852–1932
Oriwa Tuini Horomona
1890–1927
Marriage: about 1905
Jackson Parata
1906–
Tamaraungataua Parata
1907–1935
Nohoroa Hira Parata
1909–1962
Tira Wareware Parata
1911–1986
Te Kanawa Parata
1913–1913
Hira II Parata
1915–1977
Te Pehi Wi Hira Parata
1917–1941
Toa Rangatira Parata
1919–
Joseph Wihau Parata
1921–1986
Harata Ria Te Uira Parata
1925–1993
Parata
1927–

Sources (4)

  • Natanahira Umutapu Te Kakakura Wi Parata, "BillionGraves Index"
  • Hira Parata in entry for Mr Tohuroa Hira or Tom Parata, "New Zealand, Obituaries, 1844-1963"
  • DEATH NOTICE, THE DOMINION, Hira Parata noting Wi Parata (Father), Tom Parata (Son), Tama Parata (Son)

World Events (7)

1858 · New Provinces Act

The New Provinces Act was established to help create new Provinces in the quickly growing region of New Zealand. This Act also helped kept laws in check as well as create Provincial Councils to help govern over the people within the areas.

1860 · First Taranaki War

The First Taranaki War was an armed conflict between the Māori people and the New Zealand Government over rights of land ownership. It was fought by more than 3,500 troops from Australia, as well as over one-thousand Māori. Total losses among the two armies are estimated to be around 440 men. The war ended in a ceasefire, although the British claimed that they had won the war.,

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

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.

Name Meaning

Spanish and Portuguese: nickname from barata ‘cockroach’.

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

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