He appears in the Nominal Roll of the Seventh Contingent for South Africa. They sailed from Wellington on the Gulf of Taranto on 6 April 1901. 
5250 Pvt Aroa, Robert [Carpenter] Morrisville (sic) Auckland Mother Mrs. Ellen Aroa, The Willows, Blind River, Blenheim
In February 1907 Bertha Christina Jamieson (9 December 1887 - 10 July 1980) and Robert Aroa were married. 
However it appears that they had already had at least one son, prior to their marriage. This child, Ernest, wasn't registered until they married.
Ernest Lionel Aroa (17 September 1904 - 1988) 
Clarence Robert Aroa - In November 1907 Clarence Robert Aroa was born to Bertha Christine and Robert Aroa. 
Burial of ashes is at Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth 
Last Address: 257 Carrington St
Age at Death: 81 Years
Date of Death: 2 Apr 1962
Category: Ashes Burial
Date of Burial: 13 Aug 1962
Cemetery: TE HENUI
Location in Cemetery: Services Area Block C Plot 40
↑ H-06a NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENTS FOR SOUTH AFRICA: NOMINAL ROLL OF SEVENTH CONTINGENT, WHICH SAILED FROM WELLINGTON IN S.S. "GULF OF TARANTO" ON 6th APRIL, 1901 (LIEUT.-COLONEL PORTER IN COMMAND).
APPENDIX TO THE JOURNALS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, 1 JANUARY 1901 Page 7
↑ NZBDM marriages 6/2/1907 1907/373 Bertha Christina Jamieson, Robert Aroa
↑ NZBDM births 17/9/1904 1907/20626 Aroa Ernest Lionel Bertha Christine Robert
↑ NZBDM deaths 1988/34647 Aroa Ernest Lionel 17 September 1904
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Robert by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Robert: