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Mata Keli Tuatagaloa

Personal Life: Judge Mata Keli Tuatagaloa (born in Samoa) is a District Court Judge in Samoa. She is former Vice President of the Samoa Law Society and former Vice-President of the Samoa Netball Association. Tuatagaloa served as an Executive member of the Samoa National Association for over 10 years. Tuatagaloa is the daughter of Tapusatele …

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Leilani Warren

Personal Life: Judge Tafaoimalo Leilani Tuala-Warren (born November 28, 1972 in Apia, Samoa) is a District Court Judge in Samoa and former Head of the Samoa Law Reform Commission. She was also a tutor at Waikato University, New Zealand and remains as a Honorary Lecturer there. Warren is of Indian and Samoan heritage. Her father …

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Lemi Ponifasio

Personal Life: Sala Lemi Ponifasio (born in Lano, Samoa) is an internationally recognised Samoan Choreographer and Director, and is the founder of MAU – New Zealand’s most prolific international contemporary dance and theatre company. He has taken a three-month artist residency at the National University of Samoa (NUS) from August to October 2013. Ponifasio is …

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Peyton Siva

Personal Life: Peyton Robert Siva Jr. (nickname: Pey-Pey born October 24, 1990 in Seattle, Washington, USA) is a professional Basketball player in the NBA. He is the third person of Samoan heritage who has played in the NBA, after Wally Rank and James Johnson. Siva is the son of Yvette Gaston and Samoan father, Peyton …

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Bernice Mene

Personal Life: Bernice Papasina Mene MNZM (born 18 January 1975, New Zealand) is a Language Teacher, Sports Mentor, and a former New Zealand Silver Ferns Netball player. She sits on several Boards throughout New Zealand, and has been a regular TV commentator at national Netball tournaments. She has played 78 tests for the Silver Ferns …

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Grace Rasmussen

Personal Life: Grace Rasmussen (born March 18, 1988 in Auckland, New Zealand) is a Netball player for the Auckland Northern Mystics and New Zealand national team, the Silver Ferns. Rasmussen¬† is the younger sister to Rachel Rasmussen who currently plays for the Southern Steel netball team.   Professional Career: Rasmussen is a former member of …

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