Kōrero: Gender diversity

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann (2 o 3)

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann

Fuimaono Karl Pulotu-Endemann (centre) is one of New Zealand's best-known and most honoured fa’afafine. He is seen here with fellow Samoan leaders Luamanuvao Winnie Laban and Arthur Anae. Pulotu-Endemann came to live in New Zealand as a small boy and trained as a psychiatric nurse. He later became an independent consultant on Pacific health issues and developed the Fonofale model of Pacific mental health, accepted by the Mental Health and Wellbeing Commission as the standard for treatment. Pulotu-Endemann holds the title Fuimaono, given to a Samoan ali’i (high chief).

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Photograph by Stephen Stehlin

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Johanna Schmidt, 'Gender diversity - Māori and Pasifika gender identities', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/28880/fuimaono-karl-pulotu-endemann (accessed 14 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Johanna Schmidt, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 May 2021 me te āwhina o Gender Minorities Aotearoa