I was born in Nelson and have lived here most of my life. I am married with a son and a daughter and 3 grandsons. My greatest love is family and friends.

I worked in retail for many years in footwear, fashion and lingerie and have always loved the contact with people and the ability to help them with their needs.

I first came to Activate as a client and had a hugely positive experience starting with lovely Sandy on reception and then with Helen as my physio. Helen helped me so much with her caring attitude and patience and taught me the value of exercise and determination in recovering from injuries. Exercise doesn't come naturally to me so this was a big learning curve.

The experience helped me so much that I looked into training to work in the field. I did some training in medical reception and then some on the job training at Activate. I feel very lucky to be working in such a positive and caring environment and look forward to coming to work each day.