Hipirini Wahapango Kingi Kanawa

about 1886–7 February 1964 (Age 78)
Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand

The Life of Hipirini Wahapango Kingi

When Hipirini Wahapango Kingi Kanawa was born about 1886, in Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand, his father, Hira Kingi Kanawa, was 36 and his mother, Riripeti Te Whiu, was 30. He died on 7 February 1964, in his hometown, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Hipirini Wahapango Kingi Kanawa
1886–1964
Anihia Toki

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hira Kingi Kanawa

    Male1850–1933Male

    Riripeti Te Whiu

    Female1856–1915Female

siblings

(7)

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World Events (8)

1887 · New Zealands's First National Park

Age 1

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.
1893

Age 7

New Zealand becomes world's first country to give women the vote.
1907

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Japanese: ‘fragrant river’; held by two families, one from Kagawa in Sagami (now Kanagawa prefecture), descended from the Kamakura branch of the Taira clan. The other family originated in Kagawa in Aki (now part of Hiroshima prefecture). In Okinawa, the name is written with characters meaning ‘deer river’.

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

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