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Pacific Students' Associations at Otago

There is strong advocacy support from the various students' and cultural associations at Otago. Contact details for these groups are listed below.

University of Otago Pacific Islands Students' Association (UOPISA)

President: Mary Jane Kivalu
Vice President:
Josh Alefosio-Pei
Secretary:
Alapasita Teu
Treasurer:
Zayna Lam
Public Relations:
TBA

Contact: uopisaotago@gmail.com

Humanities Otago Pacific Students' Association (HOPSA)

President: Albert Fairbrother
Secretary: Ripine Tito
Treasurer: Renee Tuifagalele

Contact: otagopacifichumanities@gmail.com

Otago Cook Islands Students' Association

President: Ridge Ponini
Vice President: Thomas Fitzpatrick
Secretary: Jorae Takai
Treasurer: Maire Eliu
Cultural Representative: Naomi Iro
Academic Representative: Gloria Petelo
Sports/Social Representative: Lily Tuteru

Contact: ridgeponiniraro@gmail.com

Otago Samoan Students' Association

President: Josh Aiifaalogo
Vice President: Mayreen Fualau
Secretary: Tumanu Futi
Treasurer: Grettel Williams
Cultural Representative: Jason Alai
Academic Representative: Ned Collins
Sports/Social Representatives: Ben Latavao and Faaoo Lale
Welfare Representative: Eileen Lafolafo

Contact: otagosamoanstudentsassn@gmail.com

Otago Tongan Students' Association

President: Melania Napa'a
Vice President: Alisi Kivalu
Secretary: Saane Kaufanga
Treasurer: Temaleti Havea
Cultural Representatives: Sikana Asaeli and Kalesita Pole
Academic Representatives: Melissa Lama and Tatila Helu
Sports Representatives: Piliu Tavake and Joanne Caqeta
Social Representatives: Mosese Fahamokioa and Teu Vaitohi
Public Relations: Fuakava Tanginoa and Halamehi Feki

Contact: otsa.president@gmail.com

Pacific Islands Health Professional Students' Association

President: Fuatino Heath
Vice President: Kaitlyn Cocker-Valu
Secretary: Irae Ofoia
Treasurer: Brenetta Pogi
General Representative: Tiare Scott
Medicine Representative: Christina Powell
Dentistry Representative: Grace Mataia
Physiology Representative: Kiriffi Leilua
Pharmacy Representative: Makasini Fonua
BMS Representative: Shivankar Nair
Wellington Representative: Danielle Gaualofa
Christchurch Representative: Tovia Fui

Contact: pihpsaexec@gmail.com

Pacific Islands Law Students' Association

President: Tausala Fruean
Vice President: Petrina Siania
Secretary: Farah Hussain
Treasurer: Abie Faletoese
Welfare Representative: Naomi Saulala

Contact: pilsa.otago@otago.ac.nz

Science Students' Pacific Islands Association

President: Jasmine Wright
Vice President: Anna Clarke
Secretary: Maxine Schmidt
Treasurer: Lisa Müller
General Representatives: Salote Makasini and Tatyana King-Finau

Contact: sspiaotago.executive@gmail.com