Laulu Mac Leauanae
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Laulu Mac Leauanae

Ministry for Pacific Peoples / Te Manatū mō ngā iwi ō Te Moana-Nui-ā-Kiwa

Secretary for Pacific peoples

  • Appointed July 2017.
  • Led development of a vision for Pacific communities in NZ, and has secured new investments and Pacific-led initiatives.
  • Leads Pou Mātāwaka, which aims to eliminate ethnic pay gaps.
  • Previously chief executive of the Pacific Co-operation Foundation and general manager of Pure Pacifika Limited.
  • Worked for ProCare Health Limited as Pacific health manager.
  • Holds an MBA from Henley Management College, UK, and an LLB from Auckland University.
  • Of Samoan descent and holds the chiefly title of Laulu from Fa’ala.


Cancer Society Auckland
Vice President
Jan 2010 - Nov 2018
Pure Pacifika Limited
General Manager
Aug 2011 - Jun 2012
Macal Consulting Limited
Jun 2012 - Jun 2017
Pacific Cooperation Foundation (PCF)
Chief Executive Officer
Mar 2014 - Jun 2017
Ministry for Pacific Peoples / Te Manatū mō ngā iwi ō Te Moana-Nui-ā-Kiwa
Secretary for Pacific Peoples, Chief Executive Officer
Jul 2017 - Present

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