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Whanoke Te Are

  • Service number
    WWI 16/874 AWMM
  • Also known as
    • Teare AWMM
    • Wharekotua Te Are Whanoke AWMM
    • Whinoki Te Aare AWMM
    • Te Wharekotua Te Whanoke Te Are AWMM
    • Whanoke Teare AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military record
  • Last rank
  • War
Portrait of Private Whanoki Teare, Auckland Weekly News, 28 September 1916. Auckland Libraries Heritage Collections AWNS-19160928-41-26. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
Portrait of Private Whanoki Teare, Auckland Weekly News, 28 … Read more

Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Forenames
    Whanoke AWMM
  • Surname
    Te Are AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Teare AWMM
    • Wharekotua Te Are Whanoke AWMM
    • Whinoki Te Aare AWMM
    • Te Wharekotua Te Whanoke Te Are AWMM
    • Whanoke Teare AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 16/874 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Ruatoki, Urewera, BOP Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Mate Whanoke (mother) Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    Gisborne, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Whanaki Paoe, Ruatoki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 18 September 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • Egyptian, Egyptian Ef & Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • 2nd NZ Maori Battalion Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military record
  • Service number
    WWI 16/874 AWMM
  • Military service
    1915-1919 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    1914-1915 Star
    British War Medal
    Victory Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 1915 AWMM
      Age 20 AWMM AWMM
    • 8 July 1915 at Takapuna Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    labourer for Ernie Simonds of Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Age on enlistment
    20yrs 11mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    July 1916 - Wounded, Left Arm & back Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 28 February 2016 - Military Record

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Surname recorded as Teare on Nominal Rolls, as Te Are on Archives New Zealand.

    Ngāti Tawhaki. aka Wharekotua Te Are Whanoke. Pvt. World War 1, 1914-1918, sn.16/874. 2nd Māori Contingent, embarked in Wellington 18 Sept 1915 for Suez, Egypt. Next of kin - Mrs Whanaki Paoe, Ruatoki; b. 1896 Ruatoki, aged 20 when he enlisted in 1915, dcd. 1952 age 59Y in Ruatoki.

    Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07."At a sitting of the Commission at Ruatoki in April last it was stated that a number of the Urewera Natives sold their lands prior to enlisting for the war; those who returned now find themselves landless, and they ask that the Crown give them land so that they may not be a burden on the members of their families." Te Are was listed as one of these men. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    1952 AWMM
    Age 59 AWMM
    RuatokiBay of Plenty AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Anzac Hall, Te Rewarewa Marae, Ruatoki AWMM

Roll of Honour

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  • I am Warrant Officer Class 1 Tamaterangi Andrew. I am currently serving with the NZ Army. Through my Grandfather 802185 LCpl Te Tuhera Ruawai 28 (Māori) Battalion I am a great grand nephew of 16/874 Private Te Whanoke Te Are. Pte Te Are my great grand uncle is my grandfathers uncle. My grandfathers mother Haromi and Te Whanoke are brother and sister from Ruataahuna.
    I currently own Te Whanokes original medals and wear them proudly when attending military commemorations abroad and at home. I believe Te Whanoke fought on the Western Front at Armienteres and Somme. I dont believe he fought at Gallipoli as first thought.
    Public - Tamaterangi - Direct descendant - 30 May 2019

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Military personnel file
    http://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=7824660
    Further Reference
  • Documents
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 715 AWMM
    • Research for this record was kindly provided by the Nga Wahi Pakanga I Karipori Charles Timutimu Research (August 2014). This project focused on the men of the Te Urewera area who fought in the 1st World War 1914 - 1918. AWMM
    • Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives of New Zealand. AWMM
      Urewera Lands Consolidation Scheme (Report of Commissioners as to position of). Appendix to the Journals of the House of Representatives, 1924 Session I, G-07. AWMM
    • Soutar, M. (2019). Whitiki! Whiti! Whiti! E!: Maori In the First World War. New Zealand: David Bateman Ltd. AWMM

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30 May 2019TamaterangiWellington New Zealand.Direct descendant
05 November 2017TamaterangiWellington New ZealandDirect descendant
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