Ko Tapuae o Uenuku te maunga. Ko Kurahaupo te waka. Ko Rangitane o Wairau toku iwi.
Val was born in the Waikato and is still a committed fan of Waikato rugby (complete with Mooloo cowbell!!). She studied at Victoria University completing a BA in Economic History and then completed a B.Div at Laidlaw College.
Val operates as “Animoa Consulting”, who helps leaders and organisations flourish in areas of diversity and inclusion. Val is particularly committed to strengthening our conversation and commitments to Treaty relationships as we move forward as a society.
Val is passionate about helping people live authentic, growing, and biblically shaped lives wherever God leads them.