Rocketed to fame for her portrayal of Tui in the acclaimed television series Top of the Lake.
She was discovered by an acting agent while at an Auckland swimming pool. She would then make her debut in 2013's Top of the Lake.
In 2017, she made her silver screen debut as Grace in Into the Rainbow.
She has one younger brother.
In Top of the Lake, she starred opposite Elisabeth Moss and David Wenham.