• About Us

  • About Us

  • About Us

Mana Pacific Consultants Limited provides procurement and consultancy for Pacific contexts and communities. Our commitment is to sustainable infrastructure development integrating social, cultural and environmental well-being. Established in April 2016, Mana Consultants has two directors, Mr Taupo Tani and Dr Tracie Mafile’o, who together bring several decades of experience in engineering and social development work across Oceania.

Vision

ustainable infrastructure development in Pacific nations integrating social, cultural and environmental well-being


Principles

  • Local knowledge and capacity – We value local knowledge and strengthen local capacity
  • Pacific-led – We prioritise Pacific self-determination and are Pacific-led
  • Relationships – We have a relationship-based approach and practice reciprocity, mutuality and service
  • Lasting excellence – We are committed to infrastructure and technology remaining excellent for the Pacific community and environment in the long term
  • Environmental justice – We promote Pacific livelihoods and mitigate climate change issues.

Tracie Mafile'o

Dr Tracie Mafile’o is an established social science researcher and is a registered social worker. She has had nearly 20 years of experience in academic roles in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea and has published and presented internationally on Pacific social development and social work. Tracie is New Zealand-born of Tongan, Tuvalu (Nukulaelae), and New Zealand Pakeha heritage.

Taupo Tani

Mr Taupo Tani brings more than 20 years’ experience in engineering in New Zealand. He also worked in for 7 years as facilities management director of a self-contained campus with a population of over 3000 in Papua New Guinea overseeing maintenance, sewerage, water and power supply, residential and commercial buildings. Taupo was born in Tuvalu (Nanumea), grew up in Nauru and spent time in Kiribati before setting in New Zealand.

Tracie Mafile'o

Dr Tracie Mafile’o is an established social science researcher and is a registered social worker. She has had nearly 20 years of experience in academic roles in New Zealand and Papua New Guinea and has published and presented internationally on Pacific social development and social work.

Taupo Tani

Mr Taupo Tani brings more than 20 years’ experience in engineering in New Zealand. He also worked in for 7 years as facilities management director of a self-contained campus with a population of over 3000 in Papua New Guinea overseeing maintenance, sewerage, water and power supply, residential and commercial buildings.

Dr Tracie Mafile’o
PhD, PGCert Arts, BSW(Hons), RSW
Consultant

M: +64 212 692 236
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Taupo Tani
Consultant

M: +64 272 007 653 
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A: 3 Virginia Grove, Milson
Palmerston North 4414 New Zealand

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