Pulotu Bruce Levi

Pulotu Master Bruce Levi hails from the mighty island of Samoa.  His mother is from Taufusi and Malaemalu Falealili and his father from Lano, Papa Sataua and Apia.   Pulotu was born in Motootua Hospital Samoa, and flew to Aotearoa NZ as a 6 month old, where he clearly remembers the plane ride.  He has fond memories of South Auckland, living in Otara and Manurewa.  He went to Flat Bush Primary, Manurewa East, Greenmeadows Intermediate and Manurewa High.

What led you to working at Healthy Families South Auckland?
The idea of working in my hometown community of South Auckland was very very high up there for my preferences. I heard there was a very, very cool boss and work whānau. I was correct.

Who inspires you and why?
My parents.

What is your current role?
People and Practice Lead.

What is your vision for health and wellbeing in South Auckland?
That all of our families can choose well in all areas of their life.

What is one funny/quirky/interesting thing that no-one knows about you?
My first name is Master which my parents didn’t realise was a title given for young boys.  The doctor had handed me to my parents as a newborn saying, “Here’s Master Bruce Levi.” The name stuck.

People & Practice Lead: pulotu.l@thecausecollective.org.nz

My vision is that all of our families can choose well in all areas of their life.