The Team

Dr Teuila Percival
Phone:
(09) 373 7599 ext 86554
Email:
t.percival@auckland.ac.nz

Director of the Pacific Health Unit and 2010 Queen’s Birthday Honour recipient and director of TAHA.

Phone:
(09) 373 7599 ext 83787
Mobile:
0212439642
Email:
j.faalili-fidow@auckland.ac.nz

Jacinta Fa’alili-Fidow is Manager of TAHA Well Pacific Mother & Infant Service based at the University of Auckland.  Jacinta was born in Samoa...

Mobile:
0212608486
Email:
N.Poutasi@auckland.ac.nz or namouta@ipro.org.nz

Namouta Poutasi is currently responsible for the national roll out and training of Tapuaki (Pacific Pregnancy and Parenting curriculum) for TAHA...

Phone:
(09) 373 7599 ext 81132
Mobile:
0210415224
Email:
e.lotam@auckland.ac.nz

My name is Esmeralda Lo Tam and I am the Project Support Administrator for TAHA.

Phone:
(09) 373 7599 ext 85863
Mobile:
0212428597
Email:
mary.roberts@auckland.ac.nz

Mary Roberts is currently the Clinical Manager for TAHA Well Pacific Mother and Infant Service, based with the Pacific Health team, University of...

Phone:
(09) 373 7599 ext 81132
Mobile:
0273737597
Email:
a.ikihele@auckland.ac.nz

Amio Ikihele is currently the Innovations Lead for TAHA Well Pacific Mother & Infant Service based at the University of Auckland.  Amio is a...

Phone:
(09) 373 7599 ext 87601
Mobile:
0277049347
Fax:
(09) 373 7030
Email:
m.marsters@auckland.ac.nz

Myra Marsters is from the beautiful Aitutaki, Cook Islands.  She has been with TAHA Well Pacific Mother & Infant Service based at the...

Advisory Group

Our Advisory Group provides input at a strategic level to the service. Members are:

  • Anna Liki-Fa'alenuu, Well Child Nurse, Health Star Pacific & Previous Pacific Plunket Nurse Educator
  • Dr Elizabeth Craig, Director, New Zealand Child and Youth Epidemiology Service
  • Elizabeth Powell, Director of Pacific Development, Counties Manukau District Health Board
  • Dr Fionna Bell, General Practitioner, Healthcare Heroes Director for Pasefika Medical Association
  • Dr Karaponi Okesene-Gafa, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, University of Auckland Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences and Counties Manukau District Health Board
  • Mary Matagi, Pacific Midwife Representative, ADHB
  • Dr Sarah Weeks, Lotofale Pacific Island Mental Health Psychiatrist
  • Dr Teuila Percival, Paediatrician, Director of Pacific Health, The University of Auckland
  • Vaiola Hau'nga, Public Health Nurse Early Childhood Team, Auckland District Health Board
  • Yvonne Kainuku-Walsh, Youth Health School Nurse, Kia Aroha College

Working Group

Our Working Group provides guidance, advice and support regarding the development of TAHAs programmes.  Membership includes representation from a range of maternity and well child providers:

  • Adrienne Samuelu, Student Midwife
  • Christina Ualiki, Parish nurse, Procare
  • Elenoa Havea, Langimalie Health Centre
  • Evangeline Pati, Student Midwife
  • Galuafi Lui, Waitemata Pacific Island Liaison Co-ordinator
  • Mali Erick, Pacific Clinical Advisor for Werry Centre, Conectus
  • Mary Tavita, Royal New Zealand Plunket Society (Inc.)
  • Metuamaru Daniel-Atutolu, Well Child Health Registered Nurse
  • Ngatepaeru Marsters, Pasifika Midwives
  • Tala Brinsdon, Birthcare