Career Development Association of New Zealand


Pepe Afeaki

Pepe Afeaki

Employability and Career Development Consultant
The University of Auckland & Self Employed
Diploma in Career Guidance
Professional Memberships
Professional membership CDANZ


  • Career Coaching
  • Career Counselling
  • Graduate Guidance
  • Group Facilitation and Training
  • Interview Coaching
  • Job Search Coaching
  • Personal Branding
  • Professional CV Preparation
  • Student Guidance

Qualified career practitioner with over 10 years of HR recruitment and careers experience across the tertiary sector.

I work part time at the University of Auckland where I Iead the Maori and Pacific employability programme. My main goal is to ensure our students have the pathways to explore their career ideas, discover opportunities and be exposed to careers they didn’t know existed.

I also co-founded Tautua which is a Career Coaching Service with a mission and purpose to equip and empower Pasifika communities with the tools and knowledge to build confidence and clarity, to help find meaningful work aligned to values, skills and interests. Please reach out if you would like to find out more about our services

I am passionate about empowering people to realize their potential, to be able make informative career decisions that fit with personality and maximizes on strengths, which I believe not only provides fulfillment but also a sense of purpose in life.