Ko Aoraki toku Mauka
Ko Waitaki toku Awa
Ko Kai Tahu toku Iwi
Wendi is Mother of eight children, Taua of 17 mokopuna, and Great Taua of two mokopuna. She has lived her life within Te Ao Maori, working in Social Services, Public Health and wellbeing for over thirty years and is currently employed as Kaiawhina in Dunedin Public Hospital.
Wendi has had the honour of acting alongside her daughters and sons in numerous plays. As Kaitiaki she not only guides THETA within Te Ao Maori but also seeks guidance from her Runanga as needed.