Family · Motherhood

About time

When Alex was born, it took a while for me to become – and to accept – this new version of myself. The dual personalities of Rachel and Mummy. And the crucial commodity in all of it has been time.

Fern & Rose meets:

“It’s pretty much a dream job”

Fifteen years after completing her PhD in marine science, Rachael Peart found her perfect role. The catch? It involved moving her family from New South Wales to New Zealand. Rachael talks about making the hop across the ditch, how her family have adjusted to life in Wellington and why a job with NIWA was too good an opportunity to miss.