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Leilani Tamu

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Leilani Tamu is a New-Zealand born Samoan and was born and bred in Auckland. It wasn't until attending university that she came to fully understand and appreciate the huge impact that the Polynesian Panthers have had on forging the way forward for young Pacific Islanders. She is now a mother of two and the author of The Art of Excavation (Anahera Press, 2014). 

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