Berni has 15 years experience working in the education and administration area, with a particular affinity for special needs, Māori and Pasifika students. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Canterbury having graduated in 2012 as an adult student. Berni has also been involved in many committees as a volunteer in the community.
I am a family orientated person coming from Māori/Samoan/Niuean background. I am passionate about education and access to education for all. I am also very much a proud "geek", loving all things sci-fi and attending sci-fi expos.