Are you talking to each other? Here’s the show that talks to young people and their parents about being young and Tongan in NZ. A chance for the generations to dialogue, hear what’s happening to and for youth in the community and hear Tongan music, traditional and modern. An outreach of the Tongan Youth Trust.
This father of five girls is the founder of the Tongan Youth Trust and a keen fisherman with a taste for ota ika. Studying sociology and theology at Auckland University inspired Iki to explore radical ways of community outreach. He worked on 531 PI and brings to Le’o o Peau his concern for families and understanding of the stumbling blocks to the success of their children.
Auckland born and bred, Mele works for the Tongan Youth Trust as a mentor, supporting students from Primary through to first year University. Work keeps her busy with school visits, community outreach and running homework clubs, but holding fort at home is her Rhodesian Ridgeback, Sanji
John first joined the Tongan Youth Trust as a mentor, supporting students with their NCEA homework. Five years on, he’s still passionate about supporting families and serving the community. Currently in his final year of a Masters of Architecture at Unitec, he also works part-time at Allstone & Rock. Between work, study and TYT, he still makes time for family, and has recently discovered the joy of fishing.