Danielle was born and raised in West Auckland and is of Ngāpuhi descent. She has 2 tamariki aged 5 and 6 years old who attend Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae. Danielle is the current Healthy Babies Healthy Futures coordinator for the Māori community living in ADHB and WDHB rohe. She has been in this role for 3 years and loves seeing the mama come through HBHF learn and improve their lifestyle for the betterment of their tamariki. Fun fact = Danielle has competed at 2010 Commonwealth Games for Badminton.