Tapenaga Jnr Polataivao-Reupena


About TJ:

Tapenaga Junior Polataivao-Reupena has been a long serving member of the Pasifika Climate community, having joined Pacific Climate Warriors in 2018 he has since become part of the organising committee and has been a part of many climate panels representing the diasporic youth Pasifika perspective. Studying a Bachelor of Arts at the University of Queensland, TJ is passionate about his Pacific community and hopes to work within the Pacific community once he graduates.

He is currently the President of the UQ South Pacific Islander Association and actively contributes to issues and initiatives that can support and empower the future Pasifika generations. You will hear him before you see him, and his presence creates such an impact in every space he occupies. He is driven and has been and continues to be a valuable member within the Pasifika climate environment.