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Polynesian Experience Or Poly X

Project 2019-08-24 23:40:47 +1200

The Poly X offering is based on providing the following: 
1. Poly Xtravaganaza (multi-cultural dancing). 
For the first time, we provide an opportunity to take an audience through our collective history as Polynesians being woven through live dances and songs from over 150 dancers over 6 Island Nations. Maori, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Fiji and the Cook Islands.
 
 
2. Poly CuiXine (high end Polynesian buffet).
Hosted at the Skycity will be a buffet of high quality authentic Polynesian food where tourists can experience the aroma and flavours of Polynesia.
 
3. Personalised Poly Xperience (tours).  A personalised tour into the heart of Polynesian communities. 
Tourists have an opportunity to engage in local community activities directly to have a more embedded experience. • Shopping experience for Pacific fashion and arts & crafts • Preparation of traditional Polynesian food for tourists to experience first-hand (hangi & umu) • One on one, tailored tutorials on how to dance or weave and traditional and modern Pacific Island tatau or tattoo exibitions.
 
Our vision is to provide a sustainable opportunity for Pacific peoples to prosper. 
 
Our mission is to impact: 
1. Economic Development: Commercial and business partnerships with catering companies, tour operators and brokers, facilities and associated suppliers will benefit financially and increase employment opportunities through consistent supply of services provided throughout the Poly X calendar of events. It will also provide a steady source of income for community-based organisations through the sale of arts & crafts and one on one dance lessons. Poly X is placed as a natural catchment for youth who participate in Polyfest for employment purposes as well as providing a pathway further training and development opportunities. 
 
2. Cultural Preservation: The product offerings will help preserve and promote awareness about the diverse Polynesian cultures and experience. 
 
3. Social Development: Bringing cultural ìtogether promotes social cohesion and collaboration. This allows for pathways for people to work collaboratively on projects or ideas that could stem out of Poly X. 
 
4. Charitable Support: Supporting Pacific charitable organisations such as the Pacific Settlement Support will be a priority as part of Poly X’s corporate social responsibility.
 
The team:
A testament to the team is the 200 plus  people already involved in realising the vision to establish a Polynesian tourism offering from Auckland City, to the world. 
 
Mandy Siitia; Cultural Performances Lead & Event Producer:
 
ASB Polyfest Performer Auckland Girls Grammar 1991-1995. Winner Taupou 1995.
Tutor AGGS 1994-1995, Avondale College Taupou 1996, Kelston Girls High School 1997 & Wesley College 2017.
 
Womad Fest (International Arts.Festival)Choir 1995 and 1996.
Pacific Gospel Choir (Egelese Eti) Originator 1994-1996.
Pasefika Festival (Western Springs) Performer/volunteer 2000-2002.
Pacific Youth Festival Performer/Stage manger 2000.
Pacfic Arts Festival Samoa Performer 1996 and 2000.
Teuila Festival Samoa Cultrual Performer 1996 and Tutor 2006.
South Pacfic Games media coordinator 2007.
Parachute Festival 2009 Stage helper.
International Mission Conferences Samoa 2002-2009.
Pacific Island Presbyterian National Fono Project manager/ Performer /  Stage manager 2010 and 2013.
NZ and Beyond Conference Choir 2018.
Avondale Stand Up (Auckland Council funded event) Project Manager and stage co ordinator 2018.
Avondale Christmas Carnival (Auckland Council funded event) 2019.
 
Mandy is a well respected cultural and community leader.  Her Father being  a QSM recipient for his service to the community, Mandy has been involved with National and International community events over 25 years and today continues her work with local and church communities.
 
 
Taliaoa John Loau; Marketing & Strategic Lead:
Director of N5 Consulting.  
As a seasoned growth & strategy specialist JL has worked for global clients & those based in NZ.  
JL in the early 2000’s identified a gap in the education market & founded two military & law enforcement trainiing academy’s strategically partnering with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  
After 3 years of successful operations, LAUSD approached JL with an offer to acquire the program to be implemented & offer throughout the whole district.  Not satisifed with the growth of the program, JL created an afterschool cadet program available for students across the region spanning from 18 different HS and 9 cities from throughout the L.A. County Region.  
The success of this program, led to the Los Angeles Unified School Police to approach JL to merge & absorb this program as an opportunity for these students to work directly & volunteer with the police department.  Gaining insight in how the career path looks like in law enforcement, volunteering in the community and being mentored directly by police officers, JL saw the value in taking his cadet program & allowing it to be absorbed into the LA School Police Departments efforts to reach out & help youth.  This program is known as the LA School Police Explorer Program.
JL is a combat veteran and travelled extensively globally working for both corporate and govt assignments.  In NZ, JL has worked in various campaigns for businesses such as Telnet, 2 Degrees, Z Energy & most recently with JCI, HSB Government Relations to name a handful.
 
 
 
Zeprina Fale; Finance & Operations Lead:
Zeprina will be in charge of the finances and systems required to support the work of the project. Makig sure that we are collaborating with the right procurement  partners to fully deliver on the efficiencies of operations. She will also ensure that our policies and strategies are in place, being implemented and evaluated for achievement on key performance criterias.
Board member ; Bluespur Charitable Trust
Treasurer & Board Member - Samoa Business Network
BCom- University of New South Wales (UNSW)
MBA- University of New South Wales (UNSW
Treasurer - Samoa Business Network
EPLD alumni
Zeprina has over 15 years of executive Finance leadership roles before she migrated to NZ in 2011, where she undertook several Project and Operational Management roles with Auckland Council in the last 6 years. Zeprina is a settlor of the Samoa Leadership Programme which was established in 2010 to be the first of its kind in Samoa. This was inspired by Zeprina’s participation in the EPLD 2010 programme
 
Professional Backgrounds:
Mandy & Zeprina and Directors of Bluespur Charitable Trust & Bluespur Consulting Ltd respectively.
Bluespur Consulting Ltd :Delivered the first ever Pacific Strategic Plan for the Whau Board this was launched in May this year.
They also delivered cut through Pacific engagement yielding never before seen Pacific engagement, in a Council proposal to split the Mnaukau Ward in August last year.
Bluespur also recently established NZ's first Pacific Settlement Support Service to ensure that new comer communities from the Pacific are well supported in their new environment.
     
Taliaoa John Loau, is the newly appointed Chair of Samoa Business Network and a seasoned Corporate strategist consultant.
Managing Director of N5 Consuling, a boutique consulting firm speacializing in growth stratgey, corporate culture & people management, strategic relationships & partnerships and political strategy overview. 
Former Founder & Director of LA Military Law Enforcement Academy & Jackson Military Law Enforcement Academy, now under the direction of LAUSD as the Law Enforcement Academy Programs.
Chairman, Neighborhood Advisory Council, Central I Bureau (elected), City of Los Angeles
Political Science & Business Economics BA, UCLA
Religious Studies emphasis on Cathloism, Minor, UCLA
Criminal Justice, Asscoiates Degree, SMC

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Poly X Ltd

23/01/2020 at 2:13 PM

The Poly X offering is based on providing the following: 

1. Poly Xtravaganaza (multi-cultural dancing). 

For the first time, we provide an opportunity to take an audience through our collective history as Polynesians being woven through live dances and songs from over 150 dancers over 6 Island Nations. Maori, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Fiji and the Cook Islands.

 

 

2. Poly CuiXine (high end Polynesian buffet).

Hosted at the Skycity will be a buffet of high quality authentic Polynesian food where tourists can experience the aroma and flavours of Polynesia.

 

3. Personalised Poly Xperience (tours).  A personalised tour into the heart of Polynesian communities. 

Tourists have an opportunity to engage in local community activities directly to have a more embedded experience. • Shopping experience for Pacific fashion and arts & crafts • Preparation of traditional Polynesian food for tourists to experience first-hand (hangi & umu) • One on one, tailored tutorials on how to dance or weave and traditional and modern Pacific Island tatau or tattoo exibitions.

 

Our vision is to provide a sustainable opportunity for Pacific peoples to prosper. 

 

Our mission is to impact: 

1. Economic Development: Commercial and business partnerships with catering companies, tour operators and brokers, facilities and associated suppliers will benefit financially and increase employment opportunities through consistent supply of services provided throughout the Poly X calendar of events. It will also provide a steady source of income for community-based organisations through the sale of arts & crafts and one on one dance lessons. Poly X is placed as a natural catchment for youth who participate in Polyfest for employment purposes as well as providing a pathway further training and development opportunities. 

 

2. Cultural Preservation: The product offerings will help preserve and promote awareness about the diverse Polynesian cultures and experience. 

 

3. Social Development: Bringing cultural ìtogether promotes social cohesion and collaboration. This allows for pathways for people to work collaboratively on projects or ideas that could stem out of Poly X. 

 

4. Charitable Support: Supporting Pacific charitable organisations such as the Pacific Settlement Support will be a priority as part of Poly X’s corporate social responsibility.

 

The team:

A testament to the team is the 200 plus  people already involved in realising the vision to establish a Polynesian tourism offering from Auckland City, to the world. 

 

Mandy Siitia; Cultural Performances Lead & Event Producer:

 

ASB Polyfest Performer Auckland Girls Grammar 1991-1995. Winner Taupou 1995.

Tutor AGGS 1994-1995, Avondale College Taupou 1996, Kelston Girls High School 1997 & Wesley College 2017.

 

Womad Fest (International Arts.Festival)Choir 1995 and 1996.

Pacific Gospel Choir (Egelese Eti) Originator 1994-1996.

Pasefika Festival (Western Springs) Performer/volunteer 2000-2002.

Pacific Youth Festival Performer/Stage manger 2000.

Pacfic Arts Festival Samoa Performer 1996 and 2000.

Teuila Festival Samoa Cultrual Performer 1996 and Tutor 2006.

South Pacfic Games media coordinator 2007.

Parachute Festival 2009 Stage helper.

International Mission Conferences Samoa 2002-2009.

Pacific Island Presbyterian National Fono Project manager/ Performer /  Stage manager 2010 and 2013.

NZ and Beyond Conference Choir 2018.

Avondale Stand Up (Auckland Council funded event) Project Manager and stage co ordinator 2018.

Avondale Christmas Carnival (Auckland Council funded event) 2019.

 

Mandy is a well respected cultural and community leader.  Her Father being  a QSM recipient for his service to the community, Mandy has been involved with National and International community events over 25 years and today continues her work with local and church communities.

 

 

Taliaoa John Loau; Marketing & Strategic Lead:

Director of N5 Consulting.  

As a seasoned growth & strategy specialist JL has worked for global clients & those based in NZ.  

JL in the early 2000’s identified a gap in the education market & founded two military & law enforcement trainiing academy’s strategically partnering with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  

After 3 years of successful operations, LAUSD approached JL with an offer to acquire the program to be implemented & offer throughout the whole district.  Not satisifed with the growth of the program, JL created an afterschool cadet program available for students across the region spanning from 18 different HS and 9 cities from throughout the L.A. County Region.  

The success of this program, led to the Los Angeles Unified School Police to approach JL to merge & absorb this program as an opportunity for these students to work directly & volunteer with the police department.  Gaining insight in how the career path looks like in law enforcement, volunteering in the community and being mentored directly by police officers, JL saw the value in taking his cadet program & allowing it to be absorbed into the LA School Police Departments efforts to reach out & help youth.  This program is known as the LA School Police Explorer Program.

JL is a combat veteran and travelled extensively globally working for both corporate and govt assignments.  In NZ, JL has worked in various campaigns for businesses such as Telnet, 2 Degrees, Z Energy & most recently with JCI, HSB Government Relations to name a handful.

 

 

 

Zeprina Fale; Finance & Operations Lead:

Zeprina will be in charge of the finances and systems required to support the work of the project. Makig sure that we are collaborating with the right procurement  partners to fully deliver on the efficiencies of operations. She will also ensure that our policies and strategies are in place, being implemented and evaluated for achievement on key performance criterias.

Board member ; Bluespur Charitable Trust

Treasurer & Board Member - Samoa Business Network

BCom- University of New South Wales (UNSW)

MBA- University of New South Wales (UNSW

Treasurer - Samoa Business Network

EPLD alumni

Zeprina has over 15 years of executive Finance leadership roles before she migrated to NZ in 2011, where she undertook several Project and Operational Management roles with Auckland Council in the last 6 years. Zeprina is a settlor of the Samoa Leadership Programme which was established in 2010 to be the first of its kind in Samoa. This was inspired by Zeprina’s participation in the EPLD 2010 programme

https://www.bluespurconsulting.co.nz/about-us

 

Professional Backgrounds:

Mandy & Zeprina and Directors of Bluespur Charitable Trust & Bluespur Consulting Ltd respectively.

Bluespur Consulting Ltd :Delivered the first ever Pacific Strategic Plan for the Whau Board this was launched in May this year.

They also delivered cut through Pacific engagement yielding never before seen Pacific engagement, in a Council proposal to split the Mnaukau Ward in August last year.

Bluespur also recently established NZ's first Pacific Settlement Support Service to ensure that new comer communities from the Pacific are well supported in their new environment.

https://www.bluespurconsulting.co.nz/

     

Taliaoa John Loau, is the newly appointed Chair of Samoa Business Network and a seasoned Corporate strategist consultant.

Managing Director of N5 Consuling, a boutique consulting firm speacializing in growth stratgey, corporate culture & people management, strategic relationships & partnerships and political strategy overview. 

Former Founder & Director of LA Military Law Enforcement Academy & Jackson Military Law Enforcement Academy, now under the direction of LAUSD as the Law Enforcement Academy Programs.

Chairman, Neighborhood Advisory Council, Central I Bureau (elected), City of Los Angeles

Political Science & Business Economics BA, UCLA

Religious Studies emphasis on Cathloism, Minor, UCLA

Criminal Justice, Asscoiates Degree, SMC

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    Polynesian Experience Or Poly X

    Project 2019-08-24 23:40:47 +1200

    The Poly X offering is based on providing the following: 
    1. Poly Xtravaganaza (multi-cultural dancing). 
    For the first time, we provide an opportunity to take an audience through our collective history as Polynesians being woven through live dances and songs from over 150 dancers over 6 Island Nations. Maori, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Fiji and the Cook Islands.
     
     
    2. Poly CuiXine (high end Polynesian buffet).
    Hosted at the Skycity will be a buffet of high quality authentic Polynesian food where tourists can experience the aroma and flavours of Polynesia.
     
    3. Personalised Poly Xperience (tours).  A personalised tour into the heart of Polynesian communities. 
    Tourists have an opportunity to engage in local community activities directly to have a more embedded experience. • Shopping experience for Pacific fashion and arts & crafts • Preparation of traditional Polynesian food for tourists to experience first-hand (hangi & umu) • One on one, tailored tutorials on how to dance or weave and traditional and modern Pacific Island tatau or tattoo exibitions.
     
    Our vision is to provide a sustainable opportunity for Pacific peoples to prosper. 
     
    Our mission is to impact: 
    1. Economic Development: Commercial and business partnerships with catering companies, tour operators and brokers, facilities and associated suppliers will benefit financially and increase employment opportunities through consistent supply of services provided throughout the Poly X calendar of events. It will also provide a steady source of income for community-based organisations through the sale of arts & crafts and one on one dance lessons. Poly X is placed as a natural catchment for youth who participate in Polyfest for employment purposes as well as providing a pathway further training and development opportunities. 
     
    2. Cultural Preservation: The product offerings will help preserve and promote awareness about the diverse Polynesian cultures and experience. 
     
    3. Social Development: Bringing cultural ìtogether promotes social cohesion and collaboration. This allows for pathways for people to work collaboratively on projects or ideas that could stem out of Poly X. 
     
    4. Charitable Support: Supporting Pacific charitable organisations such as the Pacific Settlement Support will be a priority as part of Poly X’s corporate social responsibility.
     
    The team:
    A testament to the team is the 200 plus  people already involved in realising the vision to establish a Polynesian tourism offering from Auckland City, to the world. 
     
    Mandy Siitia; Cultural Performances Lead & Event Producer:
     
    ASB Polyfest Performer Auckland Girls Grammar 1991-1995. Winner Taupou 1995.
    Tutor AGGS 1994-1995, Avondale College Taupou 1996, Kelston Girls High School 1997 & Wesley College 2017.
     
    Womad Fest (International Arts.Festival)Choir 1995 and 1996.
    Pacific Gospel Choir (Egelese Eti) Originator 1994-1996.
    Pasefika Festival (Western Springs) Performer/volunteer 2000-2002.
    Pacific Youth Festival Performer/Stage manger 2000.
    Pacfic Arts Festival Samoa Performer 1996 and 2000.
    Teuila Festival Samoa Cultrual Performer 1996 and Tutor 2006.
    South Pacfic Games media coordinator 2007.
    Parachute Festival 2009 Stage helper.
    International Mission Conferences Samoa 2002-2009.
    Pacific Island Presbyterian National Fono Project manager/ Performer /  Stage manager 2010 and 2013.
    NZ and Beyond Conference Choir 2018.
    Avondale Stand Up (Auckland Council funded event) Project Manager and stage co ordinator 2018.
    Avondale Christmas Carnival (Auckland Council funded event) 2019.
     
    Mandy is a well respected cultural and community leader.  Her Father being  a QSM recipient for his service to the community, Mandy has been involved with National and International community events over 25 years and today continues her work with local and church communities.
     
     
    Taliaoa John Loau; Marketing & Strategic Lead:
    Director of N5 Consulting.  
    As a seasoned growth & strategy specialist JL has worked for global clients & those based in NZ.  
    JL in the early 2000’s identified a gap in the education market & founded two military & law enforcement trainiing academy’s strategically partnering with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  
    After 3 years of successful operations, LAUSD approached JL with an offer to acquire the program to be implemented & offer throughout the whole district.  Not satisifed with the growth of the program, JL created an afterschool cadet program available for students across the region spanning from 18 different HS and 9 cities from throughout the L.A. County Region.  
    The success of this program, led to the Los Angeles Unified School Police to approach JL to merge & absorb this program as an opportunity for these students to work directly & volunteer with the police department.  Gaining insight in how the career path looks like in law enforcement, volunteering in the community and being mentored directly by police officers, JL saw the value in taking his cadet program & allowing it to be absorbed into the LA School Police Departments efforts to reach out & help youth.  This program is known as the LA School Police Explorer Program.
    JL is a combat veteran and travelled extensively globally working for both corporate and govt assignments.  In NZ, JL has worked in various campaigns for businesses such as Telnet, 2 Degrees, Z Energy & most recently with JCI, HSB Government Relations to name a handful.
     
     
     
    Zeprina Fale; Finance & Operations Lead:
    Zeprina will be in charge of the finances and systems required to support the work of the project. Makig sure that we are collaborating with the right procurement  partners to fully deliver on the efficiencies of operations. She will also ensure that our policies and strategies are in place, being implemented and evaluated for achievement on key performance criterias.
    Board member ; Bluespur Charitable Trust
    Treasurer & Board Member - Samoa Business Network
    BCom- University of New South Wales (UNSW)
    MBA- University of New South Wales (UNSW
    Treasurer - Samoa Business Network
    EPLD alumni
    Zeprina has over 15 years of executive Finance leadership roles before she migrated to NZ in 2011, where she undertook several Project and Operational Management roles with Auckland Council in the last 6 years. Zeprina is a settlor of the Samoa Leadership Programme which was established in 2010 to be the first of its kind in Samoa. This was inspired by Zeprina’s participation in the EPLD 2010 programme
     
    Professional Backgrounds:
    Mandy & Zeprina and Directors of Bluespur Charitable Trust & Bluespur Consulting Ltd respectively.
    Bluespur Consulting Ltd :Delivered the first ever Pacific Strategic Plan for the Whau Board this was launched in May this year.
    They also delivered cut through Pacific engagement yielding never before seen Pacific engagement, in a Council proposal to split the Mnaukau Ward in August last year.
    Bluespur also recently established NZ's first Pacific Settlement Support Service to ensure that new comer communities from the Pacific are well supported in their new environment.
         
    Taliaoa John Loau, is the newly appointed Chair of Samoa Business Network and a seasoned Corporate strategist consultant.
    Managing Director of N5 Consuling, a boutique consulting firm speacializing in growth stratgey, corporate culture & people management, strategic relationships & partnerships and political strategy overview. 
    Former Founder & Director of LA Military Law Enforcement Academy & Jackson Military Law Enforcement Academy, now under the direction of LAUSD as the Law Enforcement Academy Programs.
    Chairman, Neighborhood Advisory Council, Central I Bureau (elected), City of Los Angeles
    Political Science & Business Economics BA, UCLA
    Religious Studies emphasis on Cathloism, Minor, UCLA
    Criminal Justice, Asscoiates Degree, SMC

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    Poly X Ltd

    23/01/2020 at 2:13 PM

    The Poly X offering is based on providing the following: 

    1. Poly Xtravaganaza (multi-cultural dancing). 

    For the first time, we provide an opportunity to take an audience through our collective history as Polynesians being woven through live dances and songs from over 150 dancers over 6 Island Nations. Maori, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Fiji and the Cook Islands.

     

     

    2. Poly CuiXine (high end Polynesian buffet).

    Hosted at the Skycity will be a buffet of high quality authentic Polynesian food where tourists can experience the aroma and flavours of Polynesia.

     

    3. Personalised Poly Xperience (tours).  A personalised tour into the heart of Polynesian communities. 

    Tourists have an opportunity to engage in local community activities directly to have a more embedded experience. • Shopping experience for Pacific fashion and arts & crafts • Preparation of traditional Polynesian food for tourists to experience first-hand (hangi & umu) • One on one, tailored tutorials on how to dance or weave and traditional and modern Pacific Island tatau or tattoo exibitions.

     

    Our vision is to provide a sustainable opportunity for Pacific peoples to prosper. 

     

    Our mission is to impact: 

    1. Economic Development: Commercial and business partnerships with catering companies, tour operators and brokers, facilities and associated suppliers will benefit financially and increase employment opportunities through consistent supply of services provided throughout the Poly X calendar of events. It will also provide a steady source of income for community-based organisations through the sale of arts & crafts and one on one dance lessons. Poly X is placed as a natural catchment for youth who participate in Polyfest for employment purposes as well as providing a pathway further training and development opportunities. 

     

    2. Cultural Preservation: The product offerings will help preserve and promote awareness about the diverse Polynesian cultures and experience. 

     

    3. Social Development: Bringing cultural ìtogether promotes social cohesion and collaboration. This allows for pathways for people to work collaboratively on projects or ideas that could stem out of Poly X. 

     

    4. Charitable Support: Supporting Pacific charitable organisations such as the Pacific Settlement Support will be a priority as part of Poly X’s corporate social responsibility.

     

    The team:

    A testament to the team is the 200 plus  people already involved in realising the vision to establish a Polynesian tourism offering from Auckland City, to the world. 

     

    Mandy Siitia; Cultural Performances Lead & Event Producer:

     

    ASB Polyfest Performer Auckland Girls Grammar 1991-1995. Winner Taupou 1995.

    Tutor AGGS 1994-1995, Avondale College Taupou 1996, Kelston Girls High School 1997 & Wesley College 2017.

     

    Womad Fest (International Arts.Festival)Choir 1995 and 1996.

    Pacific Gospel Choir (Egelese Eti) Originator 1994-1996.

    Pasefika Festival (Western Springs) Performer/volunteer 2000-2002.

    Pacific Youth Festival Performer/Stage manger 2000.

    Pacfic Arts Festival Samoa Performer 1996 and 2000.

    Teuila Festival Samoa Cultrual Performer 1996 and Tutor 2006.

    South Pacfic Games media coordinator 2007.

    Parachute Festival 2009 Stage helper.

    International Mission Conferences Samoa 2002-2009.

    Pacific Island Presbyterian National Fono Project manager/ Performer /  Stage manager 2010 and 2013.

    NZ and Beyond Conference Choir 2018.

    Avondale Stand Up (Auckland Council funded event) Project Manager and stage co ordinator 2018.

    Avondale Christmas Carnival (Auckland Council funded event) 2019.

     

    Mandy is a well respected cultural and community leader.  Her Father being  a QSM recipient for his service to the community, Mandy has been involved with National and International community events over 25 years and today continues her work with local and church communities.

     

     

    Taliaoa John Loau; Marketing & Strategic Lead:

    Director of N5 Consulting.  

    As a seasoned growth & strategy specialist JL has worked for global clients & those based in NZ.  

    JL in the early 2000’s identified a gap in the education market & founded two military & law enforcement trainiing academy’s strategically partnering with the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD).  

    After 3 years of successful operations, LAUSD approached JL with an offer to acquire the program to be implemented & offer throughout the whole district.  Not satisifed with the growth of the program, JL created an afterschool cadet program available for students across the region spanning from 18 different HS and 9 cities from throughout the L.A. County Region.  

    The success of this program, led to the Los Angeles Unified School Police to approach JL to merge & absorb this program as an opportunity for these students to work directly & volunteer with the police department.  Gaining insight in how the career path looks like in law enforcement, volunteering in the community and being mentored directly by police officers, JL saw the value in taking his cadet program & allowing it to be absorbed into the LA School Police Departments efforts to reach out & help youth.  This program is known as the LA School Police Explorer Program.

    JL is a combat veteran and travelled extensively globally working for both corporate and govt assignments.  In NZ, JL has worked in various campaigns for businesses such as Telnet, 2 Degrees, Z Energy & most recently with JCI, HSB Government Relations to name a handful.

     

     

     

    Zeprina Fale; Finance & Operations Lead:

    Zeprina will be in charge of the finances and systems required to support the work of the project. Makig sure that we are collaborating with the right procurement  partners to fully deliver on the efficiencies of operations. She will also ensure that our policies and strategies are in place, being implemented and evaluated for achievement on key performance criterias.

    Board member ; Bluespur Charitable Trust

    Treasurer & Board Member - Samoa Business Network

    BCom- University of New South Wales (UNSW)

    MBA- University of New South Wales (UNSW

    Treasurer - Samoa Business Network

    EPLD alumni

    Zeprina has over 15 years of executive Finance leadership roles before she migrated to NZ in 2011, where she undertook several Project and Operational Management roles with Auckland Council in the last 6 years. Zeprina is a settlor of the Samoa Leadership Programme which was established in 2010 to be the first of its kind in Samoa. This was inspired by Zeprina’s participation in the EPLD 2010 programme

    https://www.bluespurconsulting.co.nz/about-us

     

    Professional Backgrounds:

    Mandy & Zeprina and Directors of Bluespur Charitable Trust & Bluespur Consulting Ltd respectively.

    Bluespur Consulting Ltd :Delivered the first ever Pacific Strategic Plan for the Whau Board this was launched in May this year.

    They also delivered cut through Pacific engagement yielding never before seen Pacific engagement, in a Council proposal to split the Mnaukau Ward in August last year.

    Bluespur also recently established NZ's first Pacific Settlement Support Service to ensure that new comer communities from the Pacific are well supported in their new environment.

    https://www.bluespurconsulting.co.nz/

         

    Taliaoa John Loau, is the newly appointed Chair of Samoa Business Network and a seasoned Corporate strategist consultant.

    Managing Director of N5 Consuling, a boutique consulting firm speacializing in growth stratgey, corporate culture & people management, strategic relationships & partnerships and political strategy overview. 

    Former Founder & Director of LA Military Law Enforcement Academy & Jackson Military Law Enforcement Academy, now under the direction of LAUSD as the Law Enforcement Academy Programs.

    Chairman, Neighborhood Advisory Council, Central I Bureau (elected), City of Los Angeles

    Political Science & Business Economics BA, UCLA

    Religious Studies emphasis on Cathloism, Minor, UCLA

    Criminal Justice, Asscoiates Degree, SMC

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