A Tongan womens right advocator and pioneering pacific community worker dies.

Lineti Matafingenoa Curran (nee Thompson) passed away late Monday night the 18th February at her St.Lukes home, Mt.Albert,Auckland aged 84. Lineti was a co-founder of the Pacifica Womens Association set up in the mid 1970s and one of the first Tongan translators in the New Zealand courts. Born in Nei’afu Vava’u 18th June 1928 to…

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