Paula (whakapapa: Ngāti Tūwharetoa – Ngāti Whātua) is an artist/dancer born and raised in Manurewa, South Auckland. Paula started her dancing journey in 2010 – with a competition called Bring It On. She has been part of many Hip Hop based dance crews in Auckland such as Dziah Dance Academy, IDCO, NappyBoyz, Royal Family and more. Paula has travelled around the world performing and competing. She has recently completed her Bachelor of Dance Studies Degree at the University of Auckland. Not only is she a dancer/soon to be graduate, she is also a Mum, “my pride and joy is my daughter, Maisey”. Paula recently performed with Black Grace’s Company B.