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Akata Petesa Vaiava

12/06/1948 - 9/10/2017

Brough, Akata Petesa (Vaiava) (Manuleleua) -
12.06.1948 - 09.10.2017 -

Akata passed away peacefully on 9 October after a long battle with cancer, surrounded by her loved ones. A modern day Wonder Woman with a green thumb & a heart of gold. Daughter of the late Matalena Telesia Ioapo and Ili Mika Manuleleua and Tinilau Ioapo.

Will be sorely missed by her husband Desmond Brough, children; Tasi & Angela Va'a, Vili Va'a and Sara Dewar , Naomi Va'a & David Jackson, Ruta & Joe Gray, Rosie & Samuel Doughty, Petesa & Arlen Derian, Stephanie Va'a, Siosi Tamapolu, Maria Mckenzie, Karen, Karl & Dan Brough. Forever loved by her grandchildren Kirstin, Danielle, Sarah, Jesse, Erika, Jacob, Logan, Mason, Vili, Lisa & Serafina Va'a, Siona, Shania, Shakira & Sini Gray, Alex, Buna, Rosalia, Zenobia, Priscilla, Samantha & Ratu Doughty, Dylan Jackson, Bowie & Tuesday Brown, Sirina & Lorne Brough, Karlee Tamapolu, Lealani & Manu Va'a Listen-Lloyd. Forever cherished by her Great-Grandchildren Elisaia & Peyton Carter and Hunter, Kalani & Mokoia Brown. Akata's brother, sisters, nieces and nephews will dearly miss her.

The family service will held at the Cockburn Street Chapel, cnr Cockburn St & Onepu Rd, Kilbirnie on Sunday 15th October at 6pm. The funeral service will be held in the Chapel on Monday 16th October at 10.30am, thereafter interment at Whenua Tapu Cemetery

Service Information
Date: 16/10/2017
Time: 10:30 a.m.
Location: Cockburn Street Chapel
Cnr Onepu Rd and Cockburn St