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Collin Tukuitonga is a Niuean-born New Zealand doctor, public health academic, public policy expert, and advocate for reducing health inequalities of Māori and Pasifika people. He has held several positions in public health and government in New Zealand and internationally.

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Sir Collin Fonotau Tukuitonga KNZM was born and raised in Niue. He completed his medical degree in Fiji, followed by a master’s degree in public health in Sydney. His first name was spelled ‘Colin’ for many years but as of 2022 he reverted to its original spelling with a double ‘l’.

He was Chief Executive of the Ministry of Pacific Island Affairs, Director of Public Health for the Ministry of Health, and Coordinator of Surveillance of Noncommunicable Diseases for the World Health Organization (WHO) based in Geneva. From 2014 to 2020 he was Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.

In 2018 he was nominated by the New Zealand government to be the Regional Director of the Western Pacific Region of the World Health Organization however he did not gain the position. In 2020 Tukuitonga was appointed as inaugural Associate Dean Pacific at the Health and Medical Sciences faculty of the University of Auckland.

In November 2022 he was appointed for a three-year term on the Public Health Advisory Committee (PHAC); the PHAC provides public health advice to the government and the Minister of Health.

He was appointed a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for services to Pacific and public health, in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday and Platinum Jubilee Honours.

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Collin Tukuitonga is married to Lady Suzanna Pak. The couple has four children, Chanel Bristow, Teryl Tumai, Izaak Tukuitonga and Sophie Tukuitonga.

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