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Coco Ngāti - Maia Wilson and Johnson Raela EPISODE 4, 14th February 2021
Lavi Vetelino | a.k.a FRESH BRINCE
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Lavi Vetelino | a.k.a FRESH BRINCE

In episode 4 we kōrero with a Samoan/Kuki Airani social media influencer Lavi Vetelino, or better known as Fresh Brince. He was raised in Palmerston North before moving to Logan, Brisbane, and then returning to Aotearoa over 5 years ago.

Lavi is a genealogy nerd and can trace his Cook Islands heritage back ten generations. After living in Australia for 9 years and having limited access to his cultural heritage, his family made the move to Mangere where the overload of Polynesian culture came as a shock.

Alongside Lavi, Coco-Ngāti hosts Maia Wilson and Johnson Raela also share their struggles with body image.