"Emma lives and breathes our values each and every day. She is welcoming, respectful, team focussed, always aims high and is dedicated to doing her best job. She is so kind and engages respectfully with every person she meets.Emma has been instrumental in incorporating Te Reo Māori into Āhua Tohu Pōkangia | Perioperative Services and encourages and supports the everyday use of Te Reo Māori. She has created many resources such as bilingual signage and karakia, which are currently visible and accessible within all our operating room suites and non-clinical spaces.Emma consistently performs her job to a highly efficient standard. She is always willing to awhi (embrace) and tautoko (support) other members of the team to highlight and whakamana (uplift) our collective mahi.He whetu tiaho ia – She is a shining star!"