Taina graduated from the University of Auckland in 1996 with degrees in law and languages. She has broad ranging experience in property, family, infrastructure, employment and civil litigation.
She worked for three years in the property department of a top Auckland law firm, and two years for a Dublin construction law firm, and for several years initially full time, and then on a project basis for Henderson Reeves while home with children.
Taina is based in Muriwai, and loves languages, speaks French and Spanish, and is working on her Te Reo Maori and Italian. Her favourite thing is watching her children grow.