Togia Lanefale

Social Worker

I am of Maori and Niuean descent and was born in Auckland. I work as a social worker and group facilitator. I’m on this kaupapa to stop the cycle of family violence one whanau at a time; it’s about the journey, not the destination.

Work Experience – Social worker since 2011 – Knowledge of MOJ safety programmes, family court processes, family violence & drug court protocols, drug & alcohol support services, community housing providers, community law and community service providers.

Current work – Toolbox BAW parenting programme facilitator, stopping violence programme facilitator for groups, couples relationships work