Of Nga Puhi Descent, Melissa has been with TTW since 2019. Melissa lives in North Canterbury with her son. In her spare time, she is heavily involved in volunteering with his sporting teams, including rugby and soccer, as well as at numerous school events. Melissa’s interests include forest walks, home baking and spending time with family and friends. Professionally, Melissa has accrued two decades of experience in the administrative, accounts and health and safety fields. Although having travelled widely when she was younger, Melissa says that the most dare-devil thing she has done is skydiving..