Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga

MP for Maungakiekie

In the National-led Government, Maungakiekie MP Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is Minister of Local Government, Minister for Ethnic Communities, Minister for Pacific Peoples, and Associate Minister of Health.

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The Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga has welcomed a commitment from the Canterbury Mayoral Forum to develop more shared services aimed at positioning the region for long-term, sustainable economic and social development.
  Ethnic Communities Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga is meeting with the Filipino community in Winton today. “The Filipino community is heavily involved in our dairy sector in the south. Forums like this give us an opportunity to talk about issues, opportunities and challenges,” Mr Lotu-Iiga says.
  The Minister for Pacific Peoples, Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga, has expressed his condolences to the family of Pacific business leader Rob Neru, who died on Friday. Mr Neru was the CEO of the Pacific Business Trust.  He collapsed and died at work on Friday.
Local Government Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga says today’s decision on North Rodney’s unitary authority proposal highlights the need for local authority reforms.
Local Government Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says council amalgamations are still possible under new local government reforms. 
Associate Health Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga says more than 160 Pacific tertiary students will benefit this year from the Aniva Scholarships for health-related qualifications.