Vatuvei, who scored 20 tries in 19 appearances for the Warriors last season, said he was disappointed to miss out.
“It is a great concept and the whole week of promotions and activities last year to support Indigenous Australians was a great experience,” hei told NRL.com.
The 24-year-old was the leading winger in the final stage of the public vote for the high-profile match between the NRL All Stars and the Indigenous All Stars.
Four players from each NRL club are included on a 64-man shortlist for selection.
Members of the public must vote for one player from each of the 16 clubs, with the most popular featuring in the final team, which will becoached by Wayne Bennett.
Krisnan Inu has replaced Vatuvei as the fourth Warriors player on the list.