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Bereavements, Condolences, Tributes

Last update: March 22 2017

This is a free, moderated service for Cook Islanders or others to post bereavement notices, tributes or in memoriam notices. If sending a death notice for publication, it is essential to include an e-mail address to allow checking for authenticity, otherwise the notice will not be published. Messages may be subject to editing if adjudged too long. No messages will be published if received in capitals only or in lower case letters only. All messages need to be in English. Maori must be accompanied by an English translation. Messages containing overlong biblical passages will not be published. Postings will be kept until deemed no longer current (usually 30 days). E-mail postings to Death Notices, Tributes

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March 22 2017
KAIUI, Tangata. The late Mr and Mrs Kaiui Moeau and families, the late Mrs & Mrs Vero Ingaua and families, Mr & Mrs Tutai Vero wish to inform families and friends that our beloved son, brother, uncle, cousin and friend Tangata Kaiui also Known to many as Tangata Vero Ngaro-O-Kurakii (Thunder Vero) passed away on March 22 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. Family service at the Panmure Lagoon Mortuary at 6pm Friday March 24 2017. Burial service at the same venue on Saturday March 25 2017 followed by Mangere Lawn Cemetery. For further inquiries contact Mr & Mrs Tutai Vero, mobile: 0223688595.

March 14 2017
TAOMIA. Arthur. Born March 19 1947 in Oneroa, Mangaia. Passed away suddenly at home in Auckland, New Zealand, on Sunday March 12 2017. Dearly Loved husband of the late Katherine nee Boynton. Treasured father of all his children and grandchildren. Cherished son of the late Vaineritua Taomia and late Tangiroa Ata. Absolutely loved by all his brothers, sisters, in-laws, nieces, nephews, whanau and friends. Uncle's body will be lying at his home 32 Cargill Street, Papakura from March 14 at 12pm. Family service Thursday March 16 at 7pm at the above address. Funeral service Friday March 17 at 12pm at home followed by burial at Manukau Memorial Gardens 1pm. Any inquiries please feel free to contact Joanna Taomia on 0212020778.

March 14 2017
PUIRI, Upokoina Drollet.. Our beautiful matriarch, aged 75, passed on March 13 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. Dearest mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, aunty and friend. Beloved daughter of the late Mama Ngaupoko o taikanapa ki ruatonga e avatiu and Papa Charlie Reu Drollet. Devoted wife of late Rouru Tara Parani Puiri. Matriarch and mother of all her siblings, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Nana, mum Upokoina Drollet Puiri's body will be lying at her home 11 Laxon Ave Otara before being uplifted on Friday March 17 2017. On Saturday 18 March 18 2017 Nana will take her final journey to Rarotonga to her final resting place. Family service at her home 11 Laxon Ave, Otara on Thursday March 16 2017 at 7pm. Please contact Moana Puiri on 0212853691 or her eldest grandson William Puiri on 02102247607. Further information.

March 9 2017
HAGAI, Maria Temu. Tuesday March 7 2017 on Rarotonga, aged 78. Mama's body will be taken to: Rakahanga Hostel on Thursday March 9. Family service Thursday 9th March 9 at 6pm. Then to Matavera on Friday March 10 at her son Toka Basil Hagai's house until she is taken back to her homeland Rakahanga on Monday March 13 to her final resting place. There will be a memorial service in New Zealand for her on Sunday March 12 at East Tamaki Cook Islands Christian Church, Dawson Road, Otara, Auckland at 1pm and in Australia on Sunday March 12 at 5pm Jacaranda Community Hall, 9 Jacaranda Ave, Logan Central, Brisbane.

March 6 2017
KATUKE, Maki Charlie. Charlie passed away suddenly on March 5 2017 2017 at his home in Papatoetoe, Auckland, New Zealand aged 64. Son of the late Tutai Tangiora and the late Ngatokoa. Beloved brother of Temu Haumata Manavaroa, Jim, Panapa, Puia, Teina, Metua Pukeiti and Ngatuangane. Dearly loved husband of Trisha and father of Garry, Aporo, Evelyn, Ngataina, Jane Donna, Tangiora and Charlie Jnr. Treasured Poppa of 32 grandchildren. Charlie's body will be lying iat his home 235 Puhinui Road (cnr of Raymond Rd) from 12noon, Tuesday March 7. Family service at his home Thursday March 9 at 6pm. Funeral Friday March 10 at Manukau City Baptist Church, 9 Lambie Drive, Manukau at 1pm followed by burial at Manukau lawn cemetery at 3pm. All are welcome.

March 2 2017
NIO, Ruti. It is great sadness that the Nio, Tuakana and Kopua, Orake and Lazaro families announce the passing of our dear husband, uncle, papa and dad Papa Ruti Nio in Tokoroa, New Zealand. Funeral details are Thursday March 2 2017. We will receive Papa Ruti home to 17 Lomond Avenue, Tokoroa. Family service Friday March 3 2017 St Luke's PIC Church, Tokoroa, corner of Kelso and Maraetai Road, Tokoroa, 6pm. Funeral service Saturday March 4 at the above church at 1pm. For more information call Raera on 07 8864335.

February 22 2017
DANIELA-ROLLINGS, Ngakai Nicki. Beautiful mum, sister, wife, nana, aunty and cherished friend on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Daughter of the late Ratu and Kimimetua Daniela of Aitutaki. Beloved wife of Mark Rollings, survived by her four beautiful children and many, many nieces and nephews she loved and raised. Family service Friday February 24 at Somerville Funerals Chapel, 129 Nerang Broadbeach Road, Nerang from 6pm to 9pm. Funeral service at the above chapel on Saturday February 25 at 1pm and burial service will follow at 3pm on the same grounds. Enquiries to Manu Seve 0405848663.

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Revised: March 22 2017