Teri is originally from Johannesburg, South Africa. She and her family moved to Auckland, New Zealand when she was 7 years old. Teri studied a BEd degree at Auckland University. After graduating, she taught for four years in both Years 4 and 6 before setting off to travel America, South America and South Africa. Teri’s passion for teaching then bought her back to New Zealand, where she taught Years 5 and 6 for a further five years. Teri’s hobbies include, watching rugby league, reading crime/thriller novels and travelling to new places. She very much enjoys the travel opportunities in Asia.