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Pita Alatini

Board member

Born in Tonga to parents from Tongaleleka, Ha‘apai, Fo‘ui and Kolovai, Pita and his family moved to Ōtara, New Zealand, when he was two years old. 

Since then, Pita has had a long career in sports and philanthropy, including roles as a player in the All Blacks, the Tonga 7s and Japan for nine years, the Director of Rugby for the Pakuranga United Rugby Club, and more recently, a Co-Chair of the Malakai Alatini Trust and Lead Systems Innovator at The Cause Collective, a South Auckland-based Pacific social change agency. 

Pita is debuting in a governance role as a Toi Mai Board member, bringing a wealth of experience in the Aotearoa sporting world and a strong voice for Pacific peoples in Toi Mai sectors.