Tiriaere Akai Trego

1910–1966 (Age 55)
Oneroa, Mangaia, Cook Islands

The Life of Tiriaere Akai

When Tiriaere Akai Trego was born on 16 October 1910, in Oneroa, Mangaia, Cook Islands, his father, Hagai Paninga, was 23 and his mother, Teremoana John Trego, was 25. He married Monica Ellis on 9 June 1939, in Rakahanga, Cook Islands. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He died on 19 March 1966, in Tupapa Stream, Rarotonga, Cook Islands, at the age of 55, and was buried in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.

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Family Time Line

Tiriaere Akai Trego
Monica Ellis
Marriage: 9 June 1939
Pauline Ngatupuna Trego
Bernadette Trego
Teremoana Trego
Thomas Ellis Trego

Spouse & Children

9 June 1939
Rakahanga, Cook Islands


  • Pauline Ngatupuna Trego


  • Bernadette Trego


  • Female1943–2009Female

  • Male1945–2003Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1886–1965Male

  • Teremoana John Trego




World Events (1)


Age 55

Cook Islands become a self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand. Albert Henry, leader of the Cook Islands Party, is elected as the territory's first prime minister.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): probably an altered form of an unidentified Cornish name.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Story Highlight

A Poem or Song written by my Cousin Mauri Toa

TIRIAERE HAGAI – TREGO 16th October 1910 – 19th March 1966 E tatomo anga tumanava Ei iriiri anga metua Ei tapao rekareka no te tupuna Ei numia-au i nga rangi tei topa To takakeanga i te ao nei Vaio ma …

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Sources (3)

  • Tiriaere, "Cook Islands, Public Records, 1846-1989"
  • Tiri Trego in entry for Perua Mautairi, "Cook Islands, Public Records, 1846-1989"
  • Tiriaere Trego in entry for Makiakama Toko, "Cook Islands, Public Records, 1846-1989"

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