Kate graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Otago in 2008 and has since worked in hospital, community and private dental practice in Southland. She is a born and bred Southlander, having attended James Hargest College, and is pleased to have returned to the deep south. Kate enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and is continuously attending courses and lectures so she can stay up to date on the latest developments in dentistry. She aims to treat her patients professionally but with a warm and light-hearted manner. In her spare time, Kate plays netball and enjoys spending time with her husband, 3 year old daughter, baby son and extended family and friends.