She is Cook Island Maori and has lived and worked in South Auckland for most of her life. She has been a midwife for 16 years and has worked in a variety of roles as core staff, community midwife, team midwife, Child Birth Educator and the past 9 years as an LMC. She has a small caseload that complements her role at AUT as Pasifika Student Support and Clinical Educator based at South Campus. She has been actively involved with Pasifika midwifery students since 2012 and currently chairs Pasifika Midwives Tamaki Makaurau and is co-chair of Pasifika Midwives Aotearoa (PMWA). Nga is a mother of three and nana to four gorgeous mokopuna.