Kia ora, Kia orana, Talofa lava, Malo, Namaste, Ni hao. You are warmly invited to join Green Party candidate for Manurewa, Lourdes Vano, and the South Auckland Greens, in talanoa with Allyssa Verner-Pula.

We began our talanoa series with the South Auckland Virtual Talanoa where we introduced all of our South Auckland Greens candidates. 

We are following this up with three zoom talanoa focusing on the electorates of Panmure-Ōtāhuhu, Māngere and Manurewa. 

This event is centred around the Manurewa electorate, which includes the communities Weymouth, Clendon, Hill Park, Manurewa, Wiri, Manukau City, and some of southern Papatoetoe. 


When: Thursday 1 October, 6pm

Where: Live on South Auckland Greens Facebook

Who: You, the South Auckland Greens and our community - all welcome. 

Facilitator: Allyssa Verner-Pula


Allyssa Verner-Pula is of afakasi Samoan descent, and was born and raised in Manurewa. She is currently in her second year of a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Drama and Pacific Studies at the University of Auckland. She also has a blog, Mayor of Manurewa, where she shares her experiences as a young Samoan woman living in Auckland.


Click here to read more about Lourdes Vano 


You can watch our previous talanoa videos on our Facebook page.