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Talite Liava'a


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Talite Liava'a (born 18 July 1971) is a former international representative rugby league footballer who played as a prop.

At the 1995 World Cup he was twenty four and playing for the Litchfield Bears when picked by coach Mike McClennan.

After his exposure in England at the 1995 Rugby League World Cup Liava'a signed with the Swinton Lions, playing in the lower divisions of English National Leagues.

He returned to Australia, playing for the Balmain Tigers in the National Rugby League in 1998. He was not re-signed for the 1999 season and moved to Mackay.

He joined the Auckland Warriors midway through the season and stayed for the 2000 season. At the end of the year he was one of many players not re-signed by the new owners.

He later played for Perpignan in France.
 
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Tonga Pacific Cup 1995
1995 Pacific Cup winning team Tonga
L-R 1. Ali Fulivai. 2.Taukolo Tonga.3.Jim Dymock 4.John Hopoate. 5. Talite Liava'a.​
 
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As with our 2015 update Talite Liava'a is still a firefighter but is now stationed in St Heliers, Auckland instead of Palmerston North.

Found an article on the New Zealand Fire Service website that mentions him getting a scholarship.

Scholarship recipients named

Published: 02/09/2020

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2019/20 Firefighters’ Scholarship and Len Doughty Fellowship.
  • Firefighters’ Scholarship: SO Talite Liaava, St. Heliers Station, Te Hiku
  • Len Doughty Fellowship: FRMO (Secondment) Nick Linton, Waitemata Area, Te Hiku
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Firefighters’ Scholarship
The Firefighters’ Scholarship provides an opportunity to research, study or undertake a project that is relevant to Fire and Emergency's strategic plan, or that demonstrates innovative approaches to contributing to the welfare of the organisation. Personnel eligible for this opportunity are career firefighters and officers (up to and including Senior Station Officers) who have a minimum of five years of service, and Comcen Communicators, Senior Communicators and Shift Managers who have a minimum of five years of service. The project can be done here in New Zealand or overseas.

The recipient of the 2019/20 Firefighters’ Scholarship is Station Officer Talite Liavaa, who will undertake an international study into ‘Personal Accountability at Greater Alarms’. Talite intends to visit brigades in the USA and England to observe international accountability tools and processes for all personnel at greater alarm incidents.


Heres the most recent piture I could find of him from May, 2021...

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