Ihaka Genealogy and Family History

Piripi Ihaka

 Mildred and Piripi Ihaka

PIRIPI IHAKA was born 1861 in Hupanui (Greytown), New Zealand, son of Ihaka (Isaac) and Ripeka (Rebecca) Te Moe.  He died 14 Dec 1938 in Masterton.  He married MILDRED MABEL BAKER 24 Dec 1890 at Taueru, near Masterton, New Zealand, Mildred was the daughter of GEORGE BAKER and ELIZABETH NEEVES.  She was born 24 Apr 1872 in Chertsey, Surrey,  England, and died 04 Feb 1963 in Eastbourne, Wellington, New Zealand.

Manawatu Standard 16 Nov 1885

Translation: Thank you Turbo for taking the time to translate this for me.

Mildreds Family tree and some photos


ANI KANERA IHAKA, b. Abt. 1893.
WILLIAM KINGI IHAKA, b. 22 Jun 1896; d. 08 Jan 1970.
ALBERT EDWARD IHAKA, b. Abt. 1899; d. 01 Nov 1977.
THOMAS HERBERT IHAKA, b. 21 Apr 1903, Taueru, New Zealand; d. May 1984.

WILLIAM KINGI IHAKA was born 22 Jun 1896, and died 08 Jan 1970.  He

married (1) MYRTLE OLIVER. (2) ELLEN ELIZABETH FLETCHER, daughter of

WILLIAM FLETCHER and ANNIE GILLIES.  She was born 1915, and died 1982.

Gillies family tree

Fletcher family tree

William Kingi Ihaka with his grandfather George Thomas Baker 



From the  death certificate of Piripi Ihaka

died 14 Dec 1938

at the Public Hospital, Masterton

Piripi Ihaka of Taueru, Ngati kahungunu tribe

husband of Mildred Mabel Ihaka, 4 male and 2 female living offspring

buried 16 Dec in Masterton


name of father: Ihaka Te Moe

residence: Papawai Greytown

Maori of full blood


Mother: Rebecca Te Moe

residence: Papawai Greytown

Maori of full blood


Marriage certificate of Mildred and Piripi

married Dec 24 1890 at Te Poho O Hine Pare, Taueru (near Masterton)

Te Poho O Hine Pare translates roughly to:  The bosom of Hine Pare

Piripi Ihaka, bachelor aged 29 to Mildred Mabel Baker, spinster aged 18

he is listed as being born in Greytown, his usual residence is Taueru

she listed as born in Surrey, England, usual residence Taueru

his father is Ihaka Te Moe, deceased

his mother Ripeka Ihaka

Her father George Thomas Baker

her mother Elizabeth Baker, nee Neeves

witnesses George Thomas Baker, labourer of Taueru

Rawhina Paku, Taueru

Hinni Piripi, Taueru

 Taueru used to have a pa and the meeting house doubled as a church, I think this could be where the marriage took place

Subpages (1): Mildred Mabel Baker