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Pacific communities "lost a champion" with Efeso Collins' passing

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 22 Feb 2024, 8:14AM
Photo / Dean Purcell
Photo / Dean Purcell

Pacific communities "lost a champion" with Efeso Collins' passing

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Thu, 22 Feb 2024, 8:14AM

A tribute from one Pacific leader to another. 

49 yearold Green Party MP and former Auckland Councillor Efeso Collins collapsed and died at a charity event yesterday morning.  

Pasifika Medical Association Board Director Sir Colin Tukuitonga told Mike Hosking that he picked up the causes that other people perhaps wouldn't. 

He says that includes young people and poor south Auckland communities, and his joining of the Green Party highlighted his concern for the environment. 

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