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Trainer Profile:

Ngawai Hawera

HIIT Trainer

Ngawai has worked as a fitness coach in Hamilton, Invercargill, Canberra Australia, and Tokyo Japan. Along with personal training at multiple different gyms

Bio

Outside of the studio, Ngawai is a wife and a mother to her beautiful 4 month old baby girl. She holds a huge passion for helping others to reach their true potential physically and mentally through fitness.

Thoroughly enjoys eating treats on the daily ;) Her hobbies include playing tennis, colouring-in and jamming some karaoke. Loves a good laugh or deep and meaningful convos with her girl pals. Her whanau and her Maori culture she holds dear to her heart.

Ngawai's favorite way to relax is watching all sorts of sport on the telly (sports fanatic), walking along with a beach & hiking up mountains in the rain, hail or shine. She enjoys playing a variety of sport such as netball, basketball, touch rugby, and rugby sevens. She has been fortunate enough to represent Waikato in all four sporting codes and has also played netball and rugby sevens professionally. Ngawai is proud to have represented New Zealand playing touch rugby and hopes to do it again in the future.

Experience

Degree of Sport and Exercise Science


Majoring in Maori Language


Ngawai has worked as a fitness coach in Hamilton, Invercargill, Canberra Australia, and in Tokyo Japan. Along with personal training at multiple different gyms & coaching in group fitness environments.

Ngawai has had experience in the teaching department having spent a few years as a Sports Activator in the Southland region, a College sports teacher in the Australian Capital Territory and an early childhood English teacher in Tokyo Japan. With a variety of work experience under her belt, shes found her biggest passion to be a trainer amongst communities where she feels she can truly make a difference.