Justis Kamu

Justis Kamu is Samoan heritage whose mother’s family is from the villages of Falealupo and Faleasi’u and father’s family is from the villages of Sagone and Satalo.  He was born in Auckland and grew up in West Auckland but currently resides in South Auckland with his wife and 2 children. What led you to working […]

Julio Bin

Julio is originally from Sao Paulo, Brazil. He has been in NZ for 30 years, after living in different countries he realised that Aotearoa New Zealand is where he felt most at home and could place his “mauri stone”. Current role: “I am a Lead Systems Designer. My main purpose is to enable people to […]

Pita Alatini

Pita Alatini was born to his Mum (Foui) and Dad (Kolovai) in Tonga and moved to New Zealand when he was two years old, whereupon his family settled in Ōtara. Pita is a former All Black and has significant experience as a professional athlete in NZ and almost 10 years in Japan. He has held […]

Turei Mackey

Turei is of Maori & Pakeha descent, he grew up on the East Coast of Gisborne (Ngati Porou). What led you to working at Healthy Families South Auckland? I’ve worked in the health sector for the past serveral years and saw the need for a new approach to making our communities healthier, both physically and […]

Lealaolesau Fitu

Lealaolesau Fitu  (Leala for short) grew up in Samoa. He holds the Matai Title of Tuilaepa and is from the Villages, Vaivase-Tai (Upolu), Lalomalava & Gataivai (Savaii). What led you to working at Healthy Families South Auckland? Before I took up this role, I was working for Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) Group as a Data […]

Lui Poe

Lui Poe is a New Zealand-born Samoan from the villages of Safotu and Faleula. His family followed the migration of many Pacific families in 1970s, arriving in Grey Lynn before moving to Mangere.  However, for the most of Lui’s life, he lived in Glenfield. The majority of his work over the years has been focused […]