Originally from the Fiji Islands, and a descendent of Girmityas, Jannine is a registered nurse with over 7 years of experience in medical, defence force, and mental health/AOD nursing. Jannine has also completed her postgraduate studies in mental health and cognitive behavioural therapy. Jannine came to Whārarau after working in the ICAMHS sector and has a passion for seeing growth in the child and adolescent mental health space.

As a project manager at Whārarau, Jannine is hoping to support services with workforce development that is inclusive of the multicultural Aotearoa that we see today.

In her spare time, Jannine reads, walks her two dogs, teaches principles of Ayurveda for wellness, and practices yoga.

Jannine is available to be contacted Monday - Friday.