Siosaia Mataele is 25 years old. He was born and raised in the island of Vava’u in the Kingdom of Tonga. He migrated to New Zealand in 2003 in pursuit of a better future.
Siosaia is passionate about empowering others, in particular the advancement of Maori and Pacific people with a focus on economic and educational development. This passion stems from his love to connect and enable people to succeed, to give back, make a difference and create a better world; one in which everyone is given the opportunity to prosper in life. He is a keen learner with a focus on cultures, development, technology, sports and business (i.e. entrepreneurship).
Siosaia Mataele's mentor is Hon Mark Mitchell MP.