Anne-Marie grew up on small-herd dairy farms in Hungahunga and Motumaoho owned by her parents – farming is in her DNA.
She spent many years as a broadcast journalist and is widely recognised for her extensive experience as an MC across entertainment, corporate and charity sectors.
Anne-Marie remains involved with agricultural journalism through roles within the dairy industry, is a member of Waikato Rugby Union Centenary Committee and a board member of the New Zealand Guild of Agricultural Journalists and Communicators.
Anne-Marie and her husband Justin have three energetic teenagers, two mad cats and a chihuahua x labrador dog called Bob. An active relaxer, Anne-Marie enjoys exercise and catching up with friends and family in her spare time.