Birth Name: Temuera Derek Morrison
Place of Birth: Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Date of Birth: 26 December, 1960
Ethnicity: Maori, with some Scottish, Irish, and English
Temuera Morrison is a New Zealand actor. He is the son of Hana (Stafford) and Laurie Morrison, a musician. His sister, Taini Morrison, was a Maori arts performer, and his uncle, Howard Morrison (Howard Leslie Morrison), was a prominent musician.
Temuera’s paternal grandfather was Temuera Leslie Morrison (the son of James Montgomery Morrison and Ngapuia Teriana Te Tupara Tokoaitua). James was born in New Zealand, the son of James Thomas Morrison, who was Scottish, from Ayrshire, and of Henrietta Fisher, who was English, from Norfolk. Ngapuia was Maori, the daughter of Hemi Te Tupara Te Tokoaitua.
Temuera’s paternal grandmother was Kahurangi Morrison (born Kahurangi Gertrude Harete Davidson).
Temuera’s maternal grandfather had the surname “Stafford”.
Temuera’s maternal grandmother was Roimata Oneroa (the daughter of Wairoa Oneroa).
Source: Genealogy of Temuera Morrison – http://www.geni.com
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