‘It’s part of our culture’: Being fa’afafine in Hawke’s Bay

“I was scared to come here and be bullied. I didn't expect there would be this much of a community here in the Bay.”

Sina did not expect to find more of a Pasifika Rainbow community in Hastings than she did living in Melbourne.

Together with her mentor Annie and the other sisters of Teine o le Apu, they show how you don’t need to be in a big city to thrive and find your people as a Rainbow person.

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