Candice Ama

Candice grew up in Otara, South Auckland. She is of Cook Island – Maori heritage. 

What led you to working at Healthy Families South Auckland?

I have a passion for helping our pacific people and visual storytelling is my way of giving them a voice. 

Who inspires you and why?

“I’m inspired by Jesus Christ, he always broke the mould, defied the odds and personified love and giving to others. 

What is your current role?

Visual Content Creator 

What projects are you currently working on and what impact do they have on the community?

“I am working across many projects, my role is to visually capture the stories of those working to prevent social harm in South Auckland with the aim of influencing on- going positive change”. 

What is one funny/quirky/interesting thing that no-one knows about you?

I can impersonate anyone – ask me. 

Visual Content Creator:

"I hope to see Maori and Pacific people value themselves and each other more, to improve decisions about their own health and wellbeing"