The avid rugby fan and qualified nurse has enjoyed commuting to and from Dunedin Hospital for the past two and a half years, but decided it was time to come home.
She is excited about her new position as Mauri Ora Community Clinic Nurse at He Puna Waiora and looks forward to interacting in the community and emphasizing the importance of health.
Dee, a mother to three sons and grandmother to three grandchildren, has a passion for Maori health and elderly health.
Outside of work Dee is a passionate rugby fan (especially of the Highlanders and Stags) and enjoys watching "the All Blacks kick some Aussie butt."
She also enjoys getting out with her beloved dog Muntah.