Sue lives in Waikanae. Her nursing experience includes coronary and intensive care, rest home care and more recently occupational health, working in private enterprise companies and in injury prevention as an ACC programme manager. Sue has had breaks from nursing to set up and operate a cafe and to study fashion and design. Sue enjoys the beach environment, walking, swimming, fishing with family, biking, gardening and looking after the grandchildren. Sue enjoys working with all ages and in helping understand health issues such as diabetes. Sue works 4 days a week at Waikanae Health.