1932–2008 (Age 76)
Tanugamanono, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa
When Togala'avasa Va'atu'itu'i was born on 17 April 1932, in Tanugamanono, Tuamasaga, Upolu, Samoa, his father, Sione Fatai Langiava Vaatuitui, was 59 and his mother, Emema Seiuli Lefale Ligaliga, was 48. He had at least 1 daughter with Miraka Wharekawa. He died on 2 April 2008, in Tapanui, Otago, New Zealand, at the age of 75, and was buried in Picton, Marlborough, New Zealand.
My father was sent to New Zealand by his mother because she wanted him to do better than what he was doing in Samoa. Apparently all he was doing was playing his guitar and singing to the girls. I re …