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Dr Francis Katoa +

Malo’e Lelei

My name is Francis Katoa. I was born in New Zealand and my parents are both Tongan from Ma’ufanga.

I am a New Zealand born doctor and graduated from the University of Auckland. My first year as a doctor was completed in Middlemore Hospital, while my second year was split between Waitakere and North Shore Hospital.

I have completed multiple rotations in hospital which include emergency medicine, pediatric, general medical and general surgical runs.

Being of Tongan decent, I have a strong passion in helping the Tongan community. Feel free to come to the clinic where I will do my best to help you.

Malo aupito

Dr Francis Katoa is available at Langimalie Onehunga clinic on Saturdays from 9:00am-1:00pm. To book an appointment, contact Onehunga clinic: 09 636 3629

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Dr Finau Tutone +

Malo ‘e lelei ko hoku hingoa ko Finau Tutone. Ko ‘eku ha’u mei Felemea/Lotofoa, Ha’apai, Mailetaha, Tongatapu.

I am a New Zealand born Tongan. Most of my childhood was spent in Tonga where I was able to learn my Tongan language and culture. I returned to Auckland and spent the rest of my school years at Mt Roskill Grammar, then attended The University of Auckland gaining my MBCHB.

Most of my experience as a junior doctor has been at Middlemore hospital. I have also gained experience in Paediatrics and Emergency Medicine at Starship and Waitakere Hospital.

The combination of my upbringing, life experiences, hard work and determination, have led me to my current position. I am eager to be a part of a team providing healthcare services to our community.

Our Tongan community faces many challenges in adopting a way of life in a western world. These challenges manifest in a breakdown of culture and relationships that have adverse effects on our health and wellbeing. I am passionate about guiding our people through these challenges and empowering each patient I interact with to a healthier lifestyle here at the Tongan Health Society Inc.

Dr Finau Tutone is available at Langimalie Onehunga clinic on Monday, Tuesday and Friday and at Langimalie Panmure clinic on Wednesday and Thursday from 8:30am-5:00pm. To book an appointment, contact Onehunga clinic: 09 636 3629 or Panmure clinic: 09 570 9827.