Top Samoan woman honoured

A Samoan woman behind an innovative internship programme linking Pasifika to the public sector has been recognised in New Zealand's inaugural Public Service Medals.

Matalena Leaupepe was one of five people presented with a medal by New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Matalena Leaupepe, (centre), is presented with her Public Service Medal by P.M. Jacinda Ardern and State Services Commissioner, Peter Hughes. Details in tomorrow's Sunday Samoan. 

Photo: State Services Commission

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