condensed discuss document expanded export feedback print share remove reset document_white enquire_white export_white report_white

Arda Hema Hakaraia



  • Title
  • Forenames
    Arda Hema AWMM
  • Surname
    Hakaraia AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • Arda Mango AWMM
    • Mango Hakaraia AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 35713 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

Contribute ›
  • Birth
    21 October 1917 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
    182 Rangiuru Road - Otaki Public - LAWTON - Other relative - 6 May 2016 - Because my father lived here with his brothers (Arda) etc and sisters
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • WW1 Unknown AWMM Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
    • 182 Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand Public - LAWTON - Other relative - 6 May 2016 - Ditto above
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs C. Hakaraia (mother), Rangiuru Road, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single/WWI AWMM


Wars and conflicts

Contribute ›
  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 35713 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

Contribute ›
  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

Contribute ›
  • Military training
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


Contribute ›

Prisoner of war

Contribute ›
  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

Contribute ›
  • Medical notes

Last known rank

Contribute ›

Biographical information

Biographical information

Contribute ›
    • Son of Hema Whata Hakaraia and of Charlotte Hakaraia (nee Cootes), of Otaki

      Two sons, brothers went to war Rakaherea Hakaraia (65399) died of wounds and Arda Hakaraia (357130)

      Listed as Arda Hema Hakaraia on the Nominal Roll and by BDM. Named Arda Mango by whanau. AWMM
    • Arda Mango Hakaraia. Son of Hema Whata Hakaraia and Charlotte Hakaraia.

      Commonly known as Arda but also used his Maori name Mango. he was named after his ancestor Mango (Ngati Mango) which was the original name for Ngati Toarangatira.

      Arda had other siblings and many of his whanau still reside in Otaki where he lived up until his death.

      Arda had one daughter to Kiripuae Aomarere of Otaki. On 30 August 1946 Ariana Aomarere was born. She is his only living issue. Ariana has five daughters of her own and 4 grand children, 3 boys and 1 girl. The line of Arda lives on in all these mokopuna. Public - Te Waari - Other relative - 4 December 2015 - Personal comments from Ariana Aomarere, 8 iti street, Otaki.
      Otaki Maori Land Court Records.
Read more


About death

Contribute ›
  • Death
    24 December 1977 AWMM
    Age 60 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Otaki Public Cemetery, Otaki, New Zealand AWMM RSA Section, RSA plaque AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



Contribute ›
  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

Remember Arda Hema Hakaraia by laying a poppy.

Leave a note

Leave a tribute or memory of Arda Hema Hakaraia

Leave a note

Contribute ›



Contribute ›


Command item
Command item
Add new record Refresh
06 May 2016LAWTONAUCKLANDOther relative
04 December 2015Te Waari OtakiOther relative