Our Team

Our Coach team come from the grass roots of South Auckland communities. Our team come from a diverse range of backgrounds, but they are united by a passion for South Auckland, and a desire to get the best for the people who live, learn, work and play.

Introducing the people who will work with you.

Healthy Families Manukau, Manurewa-Papakura Coaches are not here to have all the answers. They are here to work side by side with you to transform the wellbeing of our communities together.


Leilani Unasa

Leilani Unasa

Settings Coordination Manager

Experience: Education, Social Policy, Government, Arts Management, Qualification Design, Community Facility Management Connections: Mangere, Manurewa, Waimahia, Maori and Pacific

 

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Annie Ualesi

Annie Ualesi

Partnerships & Engagement Manager

Experience: Public health, local government, education, non-profit organisations Connections: Pacific networks, Church networks, Health networks

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Alexanda Whitcombe

Alexanda Whitcombe

Coach

Experience: Social Innovation, Co-Design, Youth Entrepreneurship Connections: Pukekohe, Young Innovators Collective

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Tracey Walker

Tracey Walker

Coach

Experience: Community, Employment, Ministry of Youth Development, Ministry of Social Development Connections: Iwi Services, Maori Cultural Engagement, Auckland Marae Network, South Auckland Sport Groups, Primary Education

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Tapuvakai Vea

Tapuvakai Vea

Coach

Experience: Public Health, Rugby, Tertiary Settings, Youth Work Connections: Tongan Methodist Communities, Secondary Schools, Rugby cubs, Gyms

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Loncey Craig

Loncey Craig

Information Design - Coach

Experience: Designing, Youth, Branding, Web Development Connections: Church, Local Sports

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Lesley Maipi

Lesley Maipi

Coach

Experience: Career Development, PTE Freight and Business tutor, Freight Forwarding Connections: Schools, Tertiary, Freight Forwarding, Community groups, Workplaces, Local sports and fitness

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Andrew Ah Kew

Andrew Ah Kew

Kaiwhakahaere

Experience: Trade & corporate workplaces, nutrition & physical activity, mental health and addictions, healthy lifestyles, heath promotion, Maori health models, mentoring Connections: Maori health providers, tertiary, Maori multi- sport, environmental health sector

 

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Nikki Timu

Nikki Timu

Settings Coordination Manager

Experience: Sport Management, Higher Education, Indigenous Studies, Coaching, Outdoor Education Connections: Sport and Fitness, Tertiary Settings, Regional Sports Trusts, Maori Health Providers, Kohanga Reo

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