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Rediscovering ancestral roots

Saturday 3 June 2023 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Features, Memory Lane

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Rediscovering ancestral roots
Cousins Stephen Page and Geoff Halston meeting for first time at Mangaia Airport. SUPPLIED/23060225

A Mangaia family has made new connections across thousands of kilometres of ocean through the magic of DNA, oral histories and historical records. On Rarotonga, Geoff Halston shares details of a reunion and emotional ties which now connect them.

A Mangaia family has made new connections across thousands of kilometres of ocean through the magic of DNA, oral histories and historical records. On Rarotonga, Geoff Halston shares details of a reunion and emotional ties which now connect them.


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