Liza is a Māori Neonatal Paediatrican and Senior Clinical Lecturer at Kõhatu Center for Hauora Māori and Dunedin School of Medicine at the University of Otago. Clinically she works for Te Whatu Ora Southern in Dunedin. Liza has worked in roles within the Southern rõhe, including clinical Neonatology, General Paediatrics and research in perinatal health and wellbeing. She is the mother of 3 teenagers and married to a tane from Oamaru and enjoys being part of her wider whanau and community.
Liza passionately cares for whānau with health needs and supports Ronald MacDonald House Charity in their efforts to support whānau during their health care journeys no matter where they come from.