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Maria Kumitau

Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Programme Coordinator

Location: West
Languages: English, Samoan

Maria is the Healthy Babies Healthy Futures (HBHF) Programme Coordinator, a free public health initiative to prevent maternal and child obesity by improving nutrition and physical activity. Based at The Fono West, Maria works closely within the community, promoting health and wellbeing of pregnant women, women with children under 4yrs, and their whanau and communities. Maria was born and education in Samoa, and has worked in New Zealand in a number of industries including as a care worker in a retirement facility. She joined The Fono in November 2011 as Bowel Screening Coordinator and moved into the HBHF in early 2015.

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