Tuilagi Saipele Esera for Manukau East

Tuilagi Namulauulu Saipele Esera – MPA; BSc Bus Management and Economics, Director; Sports Administrator; Events Manager; Community Leader

Tuilagi is a director; an international sports administrator (rugby, league, and boxing); Events manager; community leader; respected Samoan chief and orator. He brings leadership skills at both governance and senior management levels.

Community involvements include: Trustee of a health provider; Director Polynesian Airlines, pioneer in developing pathways for Pacific sportsmen seeking professional sporting careers with European and overseas professional clubs; negotiated professional boxing contracts with Sky Arena for Pacific boxers; former contractor for Auckland Council Building Control (completing the computerisation process of Auckland Super City Building Consent information); and Service Contractor in engaging Pacific communities to participate in Auckland Councils’ 10 year Plan cum Budget.

"I stand for eliminating the inequalities for Maori and Pacific that successive Governments have failed to deliver."

Authorised by Susan Cullen, 5 Gala Street, Waihōpai