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Eti Laufiso (Agnes Mary Laufiso)

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Eti Laufiso (Agnes Mary Laufiso)

Described as a champion of Pacific grassroots communities, a visionary, a teacher and an activist, Eti Laufiso was an empowering force in her community and for all Pasifika women. 

Laufiso was instrumental in establishing P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A – an NGO for Pacific women living in Aotearoa. She was a driving force for many issues in the Pasifika community and, among other causes, worked to promote childhood education centres, AIDs awareness and civil rights. 

Watch this excerpt from a Tagata Pasifika profile of Eti Laufiso.

Read more about P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A. 

Eti Laufiso – Dictionary of New Zealand Biography.

Image: Screengrab from Tagata Pasifika, courtesy of TVNZ.

Catalogue Reference TZP319249

Year 2006

Credits

Director/Narrator/Reporter: Lisa Taouma

Excerpt: 0:02:39

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