Sylvine was born in Auckland and grew up in Taumarunui (King Country).
She previously worked in Travel and Airlines and lived in Dublin, Ireland for 6yrs before moving back to NZ in 2006 after her son was born.
Sylvine has been living in Wairoa for the past 13yrs with a 10 month period spent living in Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Sylvine worked for Ian McDonald and was with him for 8yrs before his retirement in 2020.
She is currently studying to be a Legal Executive.
Looking after horses and foals, darts (Wairoa Womans Champ 2020), eating….and then having to go to the gym because she ate too much, spending time with her partner fishing/hunting/diving (he does all the work, Sylvine just supervises).