Mana’s big heart for young people is demonstrated in his role with 24-7 as a Team Leader and Youth Worker in the Rolleston Community. He has a trusted reputation amongst young people, teachers and others who work with young people, as someone who walks alongside supporting students through a stage of life or a tough time.  As a skilled and caring youth worker, Mana’s ability to forge connections through relationships impacts young people, their families, schools and the community.  He is a role model who has earned respect to positively challenge anti-social behaviour while providing mentoring, safe group activities, sports events, and critical connections to professional services.