Ko Aoraki te maunga, ko Waitaki te awa, ko Takitimu te waka, ko Ngāi Tahu te iwi, ko Ngāi Tūāhuriri te hapū, ko Tuahiwi te marae.
Emma graduated from the University of Auckland in 2015. She is of Māori/NZ European descent and belongs to the Ngāi Tahu iwi. Emma worked for several years at Taranaki Base Hospital and Waikato Hospital before beginning her GP training in Wellington in 2021. In 2023, Emma moved to Hamilton and joined Hamilton East Medical Centre, where she continues to work towards gaining her fellowship with the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners.Her special interests include Māori health and equity. Outside of work she enjoys travel, hiking, and spending time with whānau.