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O LOU ALA I MALO (Manumea) - SAMOAN BILINGUAL UNIT

Years 2-3, Room 21

Luatasi Sakaio

Talofa Lava! O lo'u igoa o Luatasi Auvaa-Sakaio. O o'u nuu o Falealupo ma Sataua i Savaii i Samoa. Na ou tuua Samoa mo Niu Sila ia Novema 2001. O lo o ou nofo nei ma lo'u aiga i Papatoetoe i Aukilani. O lo'u aiga lona lua 'O lou Ala i Malo' i le aoga a Mangere i Sasa'e. O lo o o'u a'oa'oina nisi o fanau Samoa, i le Tausaga 2 ma le Tausaga 3.
Soifua ma ia Manuia!

Team Leader, Years 0-1, Room 22

Malo Sepuloni

Talofa lava. O a'u o Malo Solofa - Sepuloni. O le teine Sa'anapu, Iva, Satapuala, Toamua ma Magiagi, a'o lo'o nofo nei i Papatoetoe. E to'atolu si a ma fanau ma Semisi, ae to'aono fanau a ma fanau. O lo'u aiga lona lua o O Lou Ala i Malo, i le Potu 21, 22, 23, 24, ma le 26, olo'o a'oa'oina ai nisi o alo ma fanau a Samoa, i le Tausaga 1 - Tausaga 8.

Support T/L, Years 3-4, Room 23

Anita Lealaiauloto-Falefitu

Talofa Lava! Malo le soifua!
O a’u o Anita Lealaiauloto-Falefitu. O ou nuu nei i Samoa o Avao, Satoalepai, Lufilufi,  Poutasi i Falealili ma Alafua. Ae ma te nonofo ma le tama aulelei mai Safua, Lalomalava ma e tasi si a ma tama.  O loo matou nonofo nei i Mangere East. Na ou taunuu mai i Niu Sila i le 1995 ma nofo i Levin, Horowhenua le itumalo a Manawatu. Ua 20 nei tausaga o o’u faiaoga i Mangere Primary School, i “Lou Ala i Malo” Samoan Bilingual Unit. O le tele o nei tausaga sa ou faiaoga ai i Vasega Laiti, Tausaga 1 & 2 ae ua 2 nei ou tausaga talu ona ou galue i le Tausaga 3 & 4. I le tausaga 2009, ia Aperila sa faapaiaina ai au i se suafa matai tamalii o Matai’a i le aiga o lo’u tama i Satoalepai. O se mitamitaga ia te a’u o le toe maua lea o so’u avanoa e toe faaauau ai lau auaunaga faafaiaoga i alo ma fanau o si o tatou atunuu pele o Samoa, i Aotearoa. 

Years 5-6, Room 24

Ruta Fetu

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Talofa, my name is Ruta. I am team O Lou Ala i Malo's newest recruit. I'm now in my second year of teaching and learning new things every day. I have the privilege of teaching Year 5 & 6 children in the Samoan Bilingual Unit. I’m a proud member of the MEPS aiga and aspire to impact my students' education any way I can.

Years 7-8, Room 26

Pisia Masealii

Talofa lava! I am Pisia Maseali’i, a Samoan teacher in Mangere East Primary School.
I am working with the Year  7 and 8 students in “O Lou Ala i Malo” Team. I am honoured to be a teacher of Mangere East Primary School, working in the Samoan Bilingual Unit. I am giving my best to share my skills and knowledge of our Samoan culture to inspire the young Samoan generations particularly the New Zealand born Samoans and all other students.

Support Staff - Learning Assistants / Kaiawhina

Kari Latu

Talofa lava! My name is Metala Kari Latu. I currently work at MEPS as a ESOL Support Staff. I am married with 5 beautiful children. I love my job and everything about it, and enjoy working with the students. I am a Samoan

Eteuati Usutonu

My name is  Eteuati, and I am Samoan support staff, working with the O LOU ALA I MALO TEAM.

Faasopo Masoe-Ulberg

Talofa lava. My name is Faasopo Masoe-Ulberg. I am currently working at MEPS as a ESOL support staff and am currently working in room 6. I enjoy working as a team with teachers to help educate our children especially with their learning and work in their classroom. Because our children are our bright future. Faafetai tele lava.

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