My name is Ella and I am a 3rd year Human Nutrition student studying at University of Otago in Dunedin. I grew up in Hawke’s Bay, attending high school at Woodford House in Havelock North. I am a very caring, approachable, responsible person who loves children. Growing up looking after younger cousins and babysitting over the years, I have spent time learning many necessary skills to care for children. I enjoy spending time at the beach, and previously have worked as a Beach Education instructor for Surf Lifesaving NZ, teaching primary school children beach and water safety in a fun environment. I have also coached football teams for the younger students in high school which I found very rewarding. I spent my high school years doing the occasional babysitting jobs for children, and looking forward to continue this year in Dunedin.