Dr Maryann Nanette Anesi Heather

BHB MBChB Auckland, MAvMed ,DipOccMed,PGCertTravMed Otago,PGCertHsC Sports Med Auckland,FRNZCGP

Research | Current

Selected publications and creative works

  • Faletau, J., Nosa, V., Dobson, R., Heather, M., & McCool, J. (2020). Falling into a deep dark hole: Tongan people’s perceptions of being at risk of developing type 2

Mental Health in Pacific Patients / Wellness Programme 

Scabies and Impetigo -Link to Rheumatic Fever 

Non Communicable Diseases In  the Pacific community ( Diabetes/Gout/Obesity)

Health Equity in Pacific People

Covid-19 and impact on Pacific community

Screening for Atrial Fibrillation in Pacific Patients ( Southseas Healthcare)

Teaching | Current

Pacific Health Teaching - 4th Year Medical Student  teaching FHMS 2016- current pacific GP experience 

POPHLTH 739 Non Communicable Disease in Pacific People in New Zealnd ( 2017-current)

POPHLTH 739 Samoan Health Profile in New Zealand ( 2018- current)

POPHLTH760 Health inequalites in Pacific People ( 2017- current)

POPHLTH210 Older Peoples Health ( 2019- current)

POPHLTH 312 Primary Health Care ( 2018-current) 







Areas of expertise

General Practice

Pacific Health

Sports Medicine

General Medicine

Travel Medicine 

Aviation Medicine and Occupational Medicine 



Committees/Professional groups/Services


Pacific GP Network New Zealand 

Pacific Chapter  Member Royal NZ College of General Practitioners




Contact details

Primary office location

M&HS BUILDING 507 - Bldg 507
Level B, Room B005
New Zealand