Helping a friend, anything you can add would help.
Nila Mariana Maiava NEE Schmidt. Born in Samoa - raised in Safotu. Lived in NZ for maybe 60 years....just recently passed away at the age of 94 years. Nila has 2 sisters we know of, now live in Christchurh - still alive.
Her eldest child is Ferila Afele (nee Schmidt), another was Iata Aiono (nee Schmidt).
Obviously looking to go upwards if possible :-)