The Vulcans are seeking to consolidate sixth spot on the ladder after their wins over Wentworthville and Canterbury-Bankstown.
With second rower John Palavi (knee) ruled out, Vete has been elevated from the bench to start in the front row with Sebastine Ikahihifo slipping back to the second row.
David Bhana starts at loose forward and Raymond Faitala-Mariner in the second row.
AUCKLAND VULCANS v WYONG ROOS
Morrie Breen Oval, Sydney
3.00pm, Sunday, August 18
3SIO SIUA TAUKEIAHO
COACH: WILLIE SWANN