Our Story

Our Mission

To shine a light on resilient and sustainable Pasifika communities by, Leading different types of research that engage Pasifika communities. Bridging the gap between academia and everyday realities by applyinh our core principle of NIU – Navigating In Unity. Contributing towards producing new knowledge and transformative change, to create safe sapces for empowering people to flourish and thrive.

Core Values

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Faith-led

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Authentic Connection

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Service-hearted

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Courageous courage

Meet Our Team

Coconuts

Dr. Siautu Alefaio-Tugia

FOUNDER
THINKER
DOER 

Petra Satele

LEADER
RESEARCH-NAVIGATOR
SCHOLAR-ACTIVIST 

Kotalo Leau

LEADER
RESEARCH-NAVIGATOR
COMMUNITY-CONNECTOR 

 

Matt Luani

LEADER
RESEARCH-NAVIGATOR
CULTURAL-INDIGENOUS DESIGNER  
 

Our Village

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