Our Team / Contact

Danielle
09 822 8010 or txt 022 657 8189
danielle.tahuri@healthwest.co.nz

Danielle was born and raised in West Auckland and is of Ngāpuhi descent.  She has 2 tamariki aged 5 and 6 years old who attend Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae.  Danielle is the current Healthy Babies Healthy Futures coordinator for the Māori community living in ADHB and WDHB rohe.  She has been in this role for 3 years and loves seeing the mama come through HBHF learn and improve their lifestyle for the betterment of their tamariki.  Fun fact = Danielle has competed at 2010 Commonwealth Games for Badminton.

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Maria
09 216 4603 or 021 902 571
maria.kumitau@thefono.org

Maria is of Samoan/Chinese decent, born and bred in the Navigator Islands of Samoa. Migrated to Aotearoa New Zealand 34 years ago, at the age 18. Married with 4 children, the youngest is 14 also a nana of 2 granddaughters.  Maria currently works for The Fono Health & Social Services, as the Coordinator of Pasifika Healthy Babies Healthy Futures.  During her 5 years working with antenatal and post-natal mums, she has cuddled more than 250 babies which makes her role very rewarding. She cannot remember all the names of the mothers who came through the Healthy Babies, Healthy Futures programme, but can remember their smiles when met in the community.

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Bushra
09 815 2331
bushra@asiannetwork.org.nz

Bushra is project coordinator and lifestyle coach of HBHF for the South Asian community. Under this project, she has been coaching and guiding mothers on healthy eating, kids’ menus, nutrition for pregnancy and lactating mothers and physical activity for almost three years. She has completed her postgraduate in health sciences from AUT. She is an associate registered Nutritionist.

Feel free to join her interactive and fun session on nutrition, healthy cooking and physical activity

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Fangfang
09 570 1188 ext 330
fangfang.chen@cnsst.org.nz

Hello, 你好,안녕하세요, こんにちは

We are Fangfang, Joanna and Maya.  We are the Healthy Babies, Healthy Futures programme Asian coordinators working at CNSST Foundation.  We can speak English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Korean.  We are all registered social workers and have been trained as HBHF life coach since 2014.  We welcome you to join our CNSST HBHF programme and attend lots of fun activities.