Nina is originally from Ōtautahi, but now calls Pōneke her home having lived, studied and worked there for the last 5 years. She studied theatre at Victoria University of Wellington whilst producing and performing circus and comedy professionally. Since graduating Nina has worked as the Programme Administrator at Young & Hungry coordinating the high schools tour of 'WHADDARYA?' (excerpts about identity from New Zealand plays) and running their youth programme. Then as the Associate Producer at Captial E's National Theatre for Children producing a creative residency for Theatre for Young Audience (TYA) makers and two tours in major theatres and kura across Aotearoa. She also acts in and produces work around Pōneke. Her three main passions are working with tamariki and rangatahi, education and theatre.