Marijke Dryfhout
Marijke Dryfhout
Southern Region

Tēnā koutou, I am Marijke Dryfhout, the SUDI Regional Prevention Coordinator and Well Child Tamariki Ora Quality Improvement Manager for the South Island Alliance (SIAPO) covering Nelson/Marlborough, South Canterbury and the Southern region, I am currently based in Ōtautahi (Christchurch).

I was raised in Auckland and moved to Christchurch in 2019. After a number of years practicing as a midwife and doing a variety of other jobs, I spent the 16 years prior to leaving Auckland developing and managing the Waitemata DHB Pregnancy and Parental Service.

I'm a registered nurse and midwife, my passion is early intervention for vulnerable children.