Jul 12

Maria Tutaia

Photo credit: New Idea

Photo credit: New Idea


NAME: Maria Tutaia

A.K.A: Solonaima Maria Tutaia

BIRTH DATE: February 18th, 1987

PLACE OF BIRTH: Tokoroa, New Zealand



KNOWN FOR: Netball – NZ Silver Ferns

POSITION: Goal Attack & Goal Shooter




  • Won Gold at the 2006 Melbourne Netball Commonwealth Games
  • Won Silver at the 2007 Auckland Netball World Championships
  • Won Gold at the 2009 Manchester World Netball Series
  • Won Gold at the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games
  • Won Silver at the 2011 Liverpool World Netball Series






Source – Northern Mystics, Netball Australia/NZ

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  1. SteelersRenegadeGirl (@RenegadeTeine)

    Maria is really pretty! I saw her video interview online with her mom and the family and I loved it because it just showcased how all typical Samoan families are lol She acts a little goofy at times, not saying that in a mean way, I mean to say it in the context of not really giving a damn about what people think lol She just exudes FUN!! Lovely personality.. just how I like our Samoans to be lol fun loving peoplessss!! <3<3<3

  1. Cathrine Latu | Samoan Bios

    […] In 2007, the National Bank Cup was replaced by the ANZ Championship and the Force disbanded to merge with the Auckland Diamonds – renaming itself as the Auckland Northern Mystics. Latu debuted for the Mystics at the ANZ Championship in 2008. She remains with the Mystics franchise in either goal shooter or goal attack positions with fellow Mystics and Silver Fern team-mate, Maria Tutaia. […]

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