Kath Parkinson

Kath is retired but still leads a busy life. She was in the first plant based lifestyle group run by Nick and Morgen that started 3 years ago, helped was a mentor to further lifestyle groups, including assisting with teaching participants in the kitchen sessions in two further groups.

Kath has previously worked for twenty years as manager of a local Copy Centre, a job she very much enjoyed, and prior to this Kath and partner Eddie ran a successful Italian & Mediterranean restaurant for several years.

Kath and her partner have 2 grown children, 5 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. The grandchildren range in age from 4 – 23 years. Three days a week Kath does the school run for the two grandchildren who live here in Gisborne, and enjoys spending time with them. The change to this healthy eating lifestyle has helped Kath to keep up with them.