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No. 26 (March 1959)
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MR PARAIRE PINE

An elder of the Ngapotiki sub-tribe of Ngaiterangi, Mr Paraire Pine, died at his residence, Kairua, aged 85 years.

Mr Paraire was the kaumatua of the Ngapotiki tribe and a recognised expert on genealogical lore and local history.

He was on the male line a direct descendant of Toroa of Matatua canoe. Through Te Uruhina of Romai-Noho-Hangi he traced to Ngatiawa tribe and through Tamapahore to Ngapotiki sub-tribe.

He was also related through Ngaparetaikinu to King Koroki.