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Dr Neru Leavasa

Candidate for Takanini

“Our children and families are important. I want them to feel safe and have the freedom and opportunity to thrive.”

Dr Neru Leavasa
Dr Neru Leavasa

Meet Neru

Dr Neru Leavasa is a passionate, hard-working member of our community.

He has lived in South Auckland for over 30 years. He is married and has a seven-year-old son.

After surviving metastatic bone cancer, Neru graduated from the University of Auckland Medical School and is now a Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners. He is a keen humanitarian, having been posted on two assignments in the Pacific with both the Red Cross and a doctors worldwide volunteer organisation. He has also served in rural farming communities as a GP.

As a small business owner, Neru understands many of the challenges faced by the business sector. He understands that there needs to be a robust approach to economic recovery in Takanini. He will be a strong advocate for the needs of businesses and the community as a whole.

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