July 13 1998 APU, Taiti Ngamata. After a short illness surrounded by her family. Passed away peacefully on July 11 1998, aged 65, in Hastings, New Zealand. Dearly loved wife of the late Ngamata Apu and beloved mother and mother-in-law of Taiki and Chris, Liz and the late Alex Hira and Rae. Treasured Nana of Vana, Taiki, Liz, Teresa, Natasha, Chai and Taiki. Adored great-grand Nana of Divarn.
    

July 9 1998 TEIRI, Vaine Moeroa. Born April 28 1967, passed away July 7 1998 at home in Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand, aged 31. Beloved daughter of Teina and Vaine Teiri. Loved mother of Analily. Loving sister of the late Turua Teiri, her brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, aunties and uncles. Sadly missed by all her families in New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Australia. Communications to 66B Windrush Close, Mangere, Auckland, New Zealand.
    

July 9 1998 PEYROUX, Katherina Terekino (née Timiiti). Passed away suddenly on July 7 1998. Dearly loved mother, mother-in-law and grandmother of Marie and Taura, Manuel and Tapu, John and Kio, Julian and Tirimate (deceased), Pauline and John, Gabriel and Joy, Helen and Alan and Victor. Communications to 51 Franklyne Rd, Otara, Auckland, New Zealand.
    

July 8 1998 METUARIKI, Te Karotai (Tai). On July 7 1998, passed away peacefully at home in Lower Hutt, New Zealand, surrounded by her family. Loving wife to Tautopa Atua, and Mum to Mary, Ellen and Kevin, Paul and Jen, Ag, John and Maxine. Cherished mama to Tau, Tara; Katarina and Tano, Terence, Kana, Cheyenne, Tipapa Dion, Makere, Tiana, Shannon, Taran, Shaelyn; Tai, Lishan; Danielle, Joshuacarn, Ezekiel. Great-grandmother to Kayelani. Loved sister to all her brothers, sisters and in-laws and loved aunty to all her nieces and nephews in New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Sadly missed by the Mataa and Metuariki families.
    

July 1 1998 ARAROA, Moengangaere (Morii). Passed away peacefully at St Joseph's Hospice, Auckland, New Zealand, after a long illness on Monday night June 29 1998. Previously from Tokoroa. Loved son of the late Araroa and Makingarua, special brother of his surviving sisters, Mama Metua Vaevae Kaokao, Mareroa Dean and Ratonga Matamaki. Most respected uncle of his many nieces, nephews and friends in New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Communications to 380 Apirana Avenue, Glen Innes, Auckland.
    

June 30 1998 TAUU WILLIAM, Akaiti (Moumou). Suddenly passed away on Mauke on Tuesday June 23 1998 aged 84. Beloved wife of the late Tua William. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Tapu and Tungane, Noo and Pake, Willie and Tereanu, Kura and Tuainemeni, Keu and Tu, Pi and Mii, Panu and Moe, Temakave and Mati, Vaine and Aere, Tupopongi and Chris, Metua and Marlene, Mata and Raki. Also beloved sister-in-law of Mrs Rou Oti. Cherished mother and mother-in-law of Tereapii and the Rev Tourangi, George and Elaine, Orureau Tangata and partner. Beloved Nena of many grand and great-grandchildren, and all her families in New Zealand and the Cook Islands. Communications to 3/330 Apirana Avenue, Glen Innes, Auckland, New Zealand.
    

June 29 1998 TUARA, Mary Monokoa Tangiora (née Maua, Marsters). Died peacefully at home, June 26 1998, Porirua, New Zealand, surrounded by her children. Beloved wife of David Tuara. Deeply loved mother of Elsie, Jackie, David, Joanna, Georgina, Rona, Paul, Mary, the late Mareta and Kathy. Loved mother-in-law of Michelle, Phil, Pat, Kathleen and John.
    

June 29 1998 WILLIAMS-PATAI (VAERUARANGI), Akaiti Moekauvai. Passed away peacefully, June 24 1998, on Mauke aged 85. Daughter of the late Vaeruarangi and Papani. Loving wife of the late Tuamure and the late Terii. Dearly loved mother of Ratapu, Teatai-Ariki, Willie, Ngatokorua, Matakeu, Temakopi, Tuakanapanu, Tangata-Tura, Vaine, Tupopongi, Metuakore and Matanoanoa. Much loved nana of her many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
    

June 25 1998 - MOKOTUPU, Koro John. On June 23 1998, suddenly at home in Auckland, New Zealand. Beloved husband of the late Anna Maria Rio. Loved father and father-in-law to Teura and Bob Putua, Maitia, Nunu and Tuare, Miea and Nio, Danny, Emma (deceased), Low and Rio, and grandfather to all his grandchildren.
    

June 23 1998 - RIKI, Steven. On Saturday June 20 1998 at 4:30am, Steven Riki suddenly passed away at his home in his 35th year. Dearest son of Piavai and George. Beloved brother of Mii, Teupoko (Ritia), Daniel, the late Popo, Dancy, Tetapu, Rongo and Jim. Loving dad of Sandy. Will always be cherished by his family. Missed by a special friend, Bruce and the Tunupopo families.
    

June 19 1998 - TETUPUARIKI, Maurice. Born April 5 1941, passed away on June 15 1998 in Rarotonga Hospital. Dearly loved brother of Roriki, brother-in-law of Tina and dearly loved uncle of Ina and Lindsay, Paeru, Tauru, Mii, Daniel and grand-uncle of Christina, Tereora and Allan. Nephew of Pat Bayley (Tetupuariki), Lower Hutt, New Zealand, and cousin of Velda Walters, Lower Hutt, Tupu Araiti (Rarotonga), Douglas Bayley (England).
    

June 17 1998 - URI-KE, Metua. Born August 22 1932, passed away peacefully at his home in Belfast, Christchurch, New Zealand, on June 7 1998 aged 66. He will be missed by his wife Tuava Teariki Pikiare and their 10 children, 33 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He will also be missed by the Ngati Ta family, the Taraare family, the Taura family, the Kiriparu family, the Pikiare family and the Rorani family in New Zealand, the Cook Islands and Tahiti.
    

June 16 1998 - RATARO, Tare Teina. Passed away peacefully in his sleep Friday June 12 1998 at Mama Ritia Mare's home, Manurewa, Auckland, aged 79. Beloved son of the late Mr and Mrs Tuaana, adopted son of the late Mr and Mrs Rataro, brother of the late Ngatungane Kaimarama (Vera), father of the late Te Anoano, loved husband of the late Mama Vaine, nephew of the late Mr and Mrs Mareiti Tare, brother of the late Miri Tuaana, Tuareka, Marae, Teio, Tuporoiti and Te Amoa. Cousin of the Mareiti family, Romia family, Puna family, Tetini family. Much loved cousin of Mama Ritia.