A Wellingtonian originally, Fiona Thomas has spent the last decade bouncing around New Zealand and the world. She studied geography and political science at the University of Canterbury, followed by journalism. She then went on to work at the Christchurch Star as her first reporting gig. After taking the customary OE to Europe, she joined New Zealand Doctor in Auckland in February 2016. Fiona was a finalist in the Canon Media Awards in 2016.