Rapinga or Te Rapinga

about 1725–
Gisborne, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand

The Life of Rapinga or Te Rapinga

When Rapinga or Te Rapinga was born about 1725, in Gisborne, Auckland, North Island, New Zealand, his father, Tamauia, was 24 and his mother, Te Utatu, was 25. He married Wairua Kaheke about 1740, in Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa, North Island, New Zealand. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters.

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Rapinga or Te Rapinga
Wairua Kaheke
Marriage: about 1740
Wahinetahore TeRapinga
Te Whiwhi- o- Te- Rangi
Te- Wahinetahore

Spouse and Children

about 1740
Tūranga-nui-a-Kiwa, North Island, New Zealand


    Wahinetahore TeRapinga



    Te- Wahinetahore


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (6)


Age 44

French explorer, Jean-François-Marie de Surville casts anchor at Spirit's Bay.

Age 44

James Cook, British explorer, makes his first visit to New Zealand. He claims parts of the country in the name of King George III.
1787 · First Fleet and Founding of New South Wales

Age 62

Per the instructions of King George III and Lord Sydney, Arthur Phillips organized an expedition to establish the first British Colony in Australia. "The First Fleet" set off on May 13, 1787, and arrived at the Botany Bay on January 18, 1788. The resulting New South Wales colony included a large stretch of eastern Australia and most of New Zealand.

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