In very exciting news we are pleased to announce that Anne Fitisemanu has been appointed CEO of TupuToa, replacing acting Executive Director, Rhys Faleafa, who will step down at the end of October.
Anne brings with her a significant background in public health, not-for-profit, advocacy and leadership and joins us having been the Community Manager for Pacific Health at Counties-Manukau DHB for the past five years. She is also an alumnus of the Global Women Breakthrough Leaders Programme.
TupuToa has grown our corporate partnership portfolio over the last quarter and acknowledge the important role and contribution our partners provide to enable the growth and development of our interns.
We are pleased to announce that ARUP NZ Ltd, EY, GHD and Vend have come on board as scholarship partners, and SkyCity and Accenture have moved from Support to Major partner level.
TupuToa has a powerful and valued group of partners and we know this will continue to evolve to support our sustainable...
The TupuToa office has new premises from end of September at AUT University Business School, Level 4.
This is a fantastic vision and commitment by AUT University Business School to provide office space to support the growth of TupuToa and enable synergies for sharing access to key resources. We are looking forward to working closely with the AUT Business School to expand the learning opportunities for Māori and Pasifika tertiary students.
Talapo Uivaa (Sapunaoa and Faleasiu, Samoa) completed his internship at the New Zealand Super Fund, and since graduating has been offered a full-time role making him the only graduate and youngest analyst at the New Zealand Super Fund.
Talapo is an exceptionally talented young man, and shared an honest and entertaining account of his journey to an audience of 220 people at the TupuToa Gala Dinner in February 2017. Talapo described how his parents' hard work to look after the extended family was...
Amy Myocevich (Alofi, Niue), interned at Precinct Properties over the summer, and now works full-time for Argosy Properties while she completes her Property and Commerce degree at the University of Auckland.
Amy says her internship experience at Precinct increased her networking opportunities, and believes having this on her CV has opened up doors for her future. From day one she felt part of the Precinct family, an organisation that works hard and supports each other to achieve success. A...