The beautiful kōtare, New Zealand's sacred kingfisher, symbolizes peace and prosperity. Let Kōtare Wellness help you make peace with your health and body, and enjoy the prosperity that comes with feeling well.
Kristen C. White is the director ofKōtare Wellness. She is a New Zealand Registered Dietitian Prescriber and Wellness Coach with over 18 years of experience helping people achieve better health through food.
Kristen completed her dietetics training at the Pennsylvania State University and Iowa State University, and holds a MSc from the University of Minnesota. She works part-time as a diabetes dietitian at the MHT Diabetes Trust and clinical dietitian at THINK Hauora. Some of her previous roles include working as a clinical dietitian at MidCentral DHB (diabetes, general and renal) and Canterbury DHB (diabetes), as well as a Professional Practice Fellow in Dietetics for the University of Otago. She maintains professional memberships with Dietitians New Zealand, the NZ Society for the Study of Diabetes, the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the Center for Mindful Eating. She completed the Monash University 'Low FODMAP Diet for IBS' training course for health professionals. She is a Level 3 assessed Health and Wellness coach with Wellness Coaching Australia.