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The Manalagi Project

Enhancing the mana of  Pacific Rainbow LGBTQIA+ MVPFAFF+ communities in Aotearoa New Zealand through reserarch.

Manalagi Publications

The Manalagi Survey and Community Report and infographics are now live!

The Manalagi research team are proud to present the Manalagi Survey Community report, as a gift to our communities who so generously and bravely share their experiences.

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Seuta'afili Dr Patrick

Principal Investigator

Senior Lecturer in Global Studies, School of Cultures Languages and Linguistics, The University of Auckland

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Phylesha Brown-Acton, MNZM

Associate Investigator

Executive Director of F'INE Pasifika Aotearoa

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Associate Professor Dr Jemaima Tiatia-Siau

Associate Investigator

Pro-Vice Chancellor Pacific, The University of Auckland

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Dr Sam Manuela

Associate Investigator

Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Faculty of Science, The University of Auckland

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Dr Lara Greaves

Associate Investigator

Associate Professor at the School of History, Philosophy, Political Science and International Relations, Victoria University of Wellington

Manalagi Repository

The Manalagi Repository is an open-access digital archive of research, scholarship and creative publications that focuses on Pacific Rainbow LGBTQIA+ MVPFAFF+ communities in Aotearoa-New Zealand and the Pacific more broadly understood.

If you would like any of your work to be included in the repository please email Raewyn Soakai on

Rainbow Support Services

Community Partners

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