Ngā Taonga Tuku Iho
In June 1902, Hone Te Ahuru “Tati” Mahuika and Henare Pape Mahuika (sons of Hoani and Heni Mahuika) married Hinepare “Polly” Bannister (daughter of Hera Te Koeti and John William Bannister) and Hunia “Julia” Te Naihi (daughter of Wi Katau Te Naihi and Rea Te Koeti) respectively at Jacobs/Makawhio River on the West Coast, South Westland. Pictured fifth from left wearing a hat is Hinepare, next to her is Hone Te Ahuru “Tati” Mahuika. Next to Tati is Hunia and beside her is Henare “Pape” Mahuika.
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