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Community Leader Sally Dalhousie’s speech | SunPix Awards 2020

COO of The Fono Sally Dalhousie accepts the Ministry for Pacific Peoples Pacific Community Leadership Award, dedicated to her Mum.

Sally grew up in Invercargill, where her Tongan mother had a strong association with P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A. Sally herself is a former National President of P.A.C.I.F.I.C.A, the first Pacific board member of Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers and COO of The Fono, one of New Zealand’s largest Pacific NGOs.

“Thank you, Mum, for leaving everyone and everything that you knew so that your children could have a better life – a courageous and deeply humble pioneer.”

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