Liana Foai nee Liana Kaio
Liana loves people, loves communicating and loves eating (truth).
More About Liana:
Liana is of Samoan, Tokelauan, Chinese & Scottish decent.
Her father, The Right Rev. Fakaofo Kaio is Full Samoan born in Tokelau to parents also in the ministry, speaks 4 languages fluently and is a Minister in in a Multi Congregation Church in Onehunga, Auckland, NZ. In 2018 he was appointed the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand. This will be his 24th year in the ministry. Liana’s mother, Ruth Risati Kaio was previously Supervisor of the First Tokelauan Preschool in NZ – Mataliki Tokelau Akoga Kamata, Mangere, Auckland for the last 15 years and recently retired to attend Church events with her husband and look after her Grandson, Kalos.
Liana has been playing netball since she was a young girl and has played premier level from the age of 14.
She has represented North Harbour, Auckland, New Zealand U14, U16, U18, U21. She also played NPC for North Harbour 2004 and 2005 – they won both years. She was part of the first and only Tokelau Netball team that played in the South Pacific Games 2007.
In her first year back of playing competitive netball and after a 7 year break Liana made it into the Samoan National team and also represented Gold Coast Jaguars Netball Team in Tier 1 and made the Queensland Fusion Squad, the team directly under Queensland Firebirds.
Liana has her own clothing line called Stay Motivated Apparel which was released in 2015 at Jason Sutties “King in the Ring” event which Nase was part of the Australian team in the 8 man event. Over 300 friends and family members had the #TeamFoai Support Tshirt or hoodie. Nase and Liana created Nasyana Business Services in 2008, a reputable Website Development & Marketing company. Since then Nasyana Business Services has created websites for over 500 companies in Australia as well as U.K, U.S, New Zealand & Cook Islands.
Dealing with EVERYTHING to do with people, she is the person you contact to be part of this epic team we call family.
If you have a good appetite, good sense of humour and “can do” attitude – you and Liana will get along juuusttt fine.