Iuni Savusa

Savusa assumed duties as command sergeant major, International Security Assistance Force/North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Afghanistan in July 2008 and later as command sergeant major, United States Forces, Afghanistan in October 2008.

Mark Gosche

A former New Zealand Member of Parliament for the Labour Party. Gosche was bestowed with the Samoan matai title Vui at his grandmother’s village of Lano, Samoa in April of 2007. He currently serves as Chairman for Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB).

Luamanuvao Winnie Laban

Assistant Vice Chancellor (Pasifika) at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. Laban has previously served as a Member of Parliament for Mana Electorate representing the Labour Party, Minister of Pacific Island Affairs, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector, and Associate Minister of Social Development, Economic Development, and Trade. In 1992 she was bestowed the Samoan chiefly title of Luamanuvao.