Christine is a Peer Facilitator for the Bay of Plenty region, being based in Kawerau. She was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in only 2017, but has also experienced chronic arthritis for almost eight years.
She is a mother of four, and grandmother to two Australian mokopuna. She is currently completing her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and is passionate about anything cognitive science, and mind related.
With the help of a specialised coach, she makes it to the gym and Waka Ama training three times per week each, as well as going on regular walks with her daughter. Her goal is to one day be able to represent New Zealand in Waka Ama.