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BURIALS & WEDDINGS FROM WAIKOUAITI REGISTERS
(presumably Rev James Watkin)

Transcribed & compiled by Colin Dean from Weslyan Archives…Methodist Church…Christchurch
NZSOG #19606
Email ceedy1@xtra.co.nz
Please note that the records were transcribed as accurately as possible unlike the later transcriptions done in the 1920s.

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24 Jan 1841 Hoani TOKANUI New Zealander abt 20yo
6 April 1841 Martha FULLER Marr.Woman " 30yo
April 1841 Martha Ann FULLER Infant " 2 weeks
KORAKO NZ Female " 25yo
28 June 1842 Sarah THOMAS Marr.Woman " 40yo
3 July 1842 TAUTAKI NZ Marr.Woman " 35yo
12 July 1842 Wm.George THOMAS Marr.Man " 54yo
Sept. 1842 TIHAU NZ Boy " 12yo
19 Dec 1842 Meri PIKAIRERA NZ Girl " 9yo
May 1843 Rawiri TAEKAWA " 40yo
25 Sept 1843 Roho Whatirauhea " 23 yo
4 Oct 1843 Tu REHU " 36yo
2 April 844 Elizabeth Jane ------- Euro.Child 1yr 18mt
---------- PIHARO ------------- -----------

CREEDS BURIALS WAIKOUAITI REGISTERS

6 Mar 1845 Anaru TATAIRAKI N Z 28yo
8 April 1845 Hinehou N Z 40yo
6 May 1845 KIMIHIA N Z 14yo
28 May 1845 Hemi TEUATAHI NZ Infant 4 mths
4 June 1845 Rimitiriu NZ Child 1 1/2 yo


WEDDINGS FROM WAIKOUAITI REGISTERS
REV.JAMES WATKINS

Please note that the places mentioned….in some cases Watkins was preaching and converting and in some cases it must be that the celebrants were visiting.
There are many names that have gone in to the history of the settlement of the South Island.
John Howell…founder of the Riverton settlement.
Rawiri Te Maire…Maori Missionary
Horomona Pohio…Maori Chief and Missionary
Lewis Acker…Settler at Stewart Island (Rakiura)…builder of the oldest house existing in NZ
John Jones…Pioneer of Waikouaiti…built Matakana homestead…owned whaling boats and stations around lower South Island.
Edwin Palmer…early settler and whaler
Charles Creed…the missionary who was to succeed James Watkin at Waikouaiti.


1. 27th Jan 1841 James Spencer to Meri Kauri Bluff
Witnesses John Howell
Elizabeth Thomas
Hannah Watkins

2. 19th June 1841 Haimona Pita to Pi Waikouaiti
Witnesses Haimona Pita Mutu
Hoani Weteri Korako

3. 19th June 1841 Rawiri te Maire to Heikura Waikouaiti
Witnesses Hohai Otane
Pokaitaha

4. 19th June 1841 Tiare Weteri Kahu to Riria Weteri Otakou
Witnesses Weteri Wharekauri
Mohi Puhorokai

5. 19th June 1841 Heremaia Taihana Whana to Roka Tahana
Otakou
Witnesses Horomona Pohio

6. 14th Aug 1843 Thomas Chaseling to Puna Waikouaiti
Witnesses Thomas Chaseling
Hannah Watkin
Joseph Crocome

7. 28th Aug 1843 Hemi Watakina Mahaka to Whaki Whaki
Waikouaiti

8. 30th Aug 1843 Thomas Tandy to Maria Manaha
Waikouaiti
Witnesses Hannah Watkins
Joseph Crocome

9. 30th Aug 1843 Charles Murray to Maria Tuaitekura
Waikouaiti
Witnesses Hannah Watkins

10. 30th Sept 1843 Tepene Tuta Hawari to Kecko Tauwhiriko
Waikouaiti
Witnesses Hemi Mahaka

11. 9th Oct 1843 Hoani te Iri Whare to Pupana Waikouaiti
Witnesses Meriana Pi

12. 13th Dec 1843 Horopapera Kotiko to Oriwia Rotu
te Ruatiteko
Otakou
Witnesses Weteri

13. 13th Dec 1843 Rawiri Pihema te Rauparaha to Hipora Pi
te Ruatiteko
Otakou
Witnesses Rawiri te Maire

14. 13th Dec 1843 Piripi Waitotara to Ria Tokoatara
te Ruatiteko
Otakou
Witnesses Tamati Hapi Mana

15. 13th Dec 1843 Ropeti Nutone Pukahokaho to Pirihia
Kitarataara
Te Ruatiteko
Otakou
Witnesses Patiroinu Pu

16. 13th Dec 1843 Reihana Tuarea to Ria Kingi Tukutuku
Mairaki
Te Ruatiteko
Otakou
Signed X their marks

17. 13th Dec 1843 Horomona Taumata to Ameria Timu
Tahakopa
Signed X their marks

18. Dec 13th 1843 Hohia Kaurehe to Maria Pona Tahakopa
No signatures

19. 13th Dec 1843 Matiu Tokomaitu to Ramiri Huripapa
Waipipkai
Signed Paura Tu (witness ?)

20. 13th Dec 1843 Simon McKenzie to Mary Huapati Otakou
Signed Simon McKenzie
X her mark
Witness C M Schultze

21. 13th Dec 1843 Patrick Burke to Mary Waiwehi Otakou
Signed Patrick Burke
X her mark
Witness Simon Mckenzie

22. 13th Dec 1843 James Fowler to Maria Piharo Otakou
Signed James Fowler
X her mark
Witness C M Schultze

23. 13th Dec 1843 John Murray to Sarah Anaroa Otakou
Signed John Murray
X her mark
Witness John Philp?????

24. 14th Dec 1843 Tomati Teaparakua to Rahera Natumina
Purakanui
Signed X his mark
X her mark
25. 14th Dec 1843 Kipa Tana Poukaha to Hira Nukumaitore
Signed Kipa Tana Poukaha
X her mark
Signature Witness Tiare Weteri te Kaahu

26. 25th Dec 1843 Piripi Karara to Meri Makarini Pauahi
Waikouaiti
X his mark
X her mark
Signature Witness Timoti Terihou

27. 25th Dec 1843 Apata Etewatate te Ururaki to Meriana Taimana
Ruapuke
(it must be that this couple came from Ruapuke rather than the
marriage taking place there, this is where it gets confusing as are the following places named)
X his mark
X her mark
Signature Witness Horomona Pohio

28. 25th Dec 1843 Wiriamu Nera Potekito Mata Nera Whio
Otakou
X his mark
X her mark
Signature Witness Hoani Weteri Korako

29. 25th Dec 1843 Panapa Paroro to Hera Parehawani
Otakou
X his mark
X her mark
Signature Witness Patoromu Pu

30. 25th Dec 1843 Akaripa Pohau to Riria Kingi Hineto Ruapuke
X his mark
X her mark
Signature Witness Aperahama Kapu

31. 25th Dec 1843 Rawiri Kingi Kuru Kuru to Hera Pipiriki
Tawhiriko
X his mark
X her mark

Signature Witness Rawiri te Maire

32. 25th dec 1843 Hakaroa or (raia) Motueka to Repeka Paipa
Otakou
X his mark
X her mark
Signature Witness te Mati Tetuki

33. 16th Feb 1844 Teoti Papakawha to Kaihuaka Waikouaiti
No signatures or witnesses

34. 4th Mar 1844 Lewis Acker to Mary Pi Kairakou or
Half Moon Bay
Signed Lewis Acker
X her mark
Signature Witness John Jones
Signature Witness W.Hobbs

35. 5th Mar 1844 James Forster to Ann Tariwhati
Kairakou
X his mark
X her mark
Signature Witness John Williams
Signature Witness Mary Williams

36. 14th Mar 1844 George Longland to Elizabeth Jane Todd
Waikouaiti
Signed George Longland
X her mark
Signature Witness Thomas Forster
Signature Witness Hannah Watkins

37. 14th Mar 1844 Hoani Weteri Korako to Moheko Otakou
Signed Hoani Weteri Korako
X her mark
Signature Witness Haimona Pita Mutu
Signature Witness Merikihereka Hape
Signature Witness her mark X Mata Pi Mutu

38. 25th June 1844 Joseph Crocome to Arapera Rauneka
Waikouaiti
Signed Joseph Crocome
X her mark
Signature Witness Charles Creed
Signature Witness M??A Mera
Signature Witness Hannah Watkin

39. 25th June 1844 Thomas McLaughlin to Mara Waikouaiti
Signature Witness Edwin Palmer
Signature Witness Mohi Puhorokai
Signature Witness Charles Creed

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