Ika Tameifuna

Auckland Future Candidate for the Manukau Ward



Aminiasi Ikamafana Tameifuna has served in Leadership, Governance and Management roles in his forty two (42) years of service in the Public Sector. He started his Public Service career as a Language Practitioner in the Auckland Region, providing Interpreting Services, as part of the Justice and Courts System (1979-1991). He then worked in leadership and management roles in the health sector for eleven (11) years (1991-2001). This included five (5) years at South Auckland Health, and six (6) years at the Auckland Regional Office of Health Funding Authority.

His interest in Education took him to a leadership role with Special Education Services (Ministry of Education) (2001-2005). In 2005, Ika was recruited by Immigration New Zealand and later stationed in Tonga as Manager of the Visa and Permit Branch based in Nukualofa. Ika was a Member of the Advisory Council to the Minister of the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs (MPIA) for six years (2009- 2015).

He is currently working as a Language Practitioner providing Interpreting and Translation services for Counties Manukau District Health Board (CMDHB). Ika is an active Community Leader of Tongan descent. He is a husband, father and grandfather. He is a rate payer and resident of Auckland for over 40 years. Ika is passionate about healthy living and cares about the well-being of the people of Manukau Ward and Auckland City.


Contact Ika on 021 125 4857