Daisy Lavea-Timo was born and raised in South Auckland and now resides in Christchurch, NZ, where she is the current national Slam Poetry Champion. By day, Daisy works at Regenerate Christchurch- an urban planning organisation as an Engagement Advisor. By night she speaks, organises concerts, poetry workshops and plays rugby league. Daisy knows words have the power to make sense of the world around us, to heal and create our desired futures. Poetry is all around you. Poetry is water. Daisy debuted her spoken word show: “BRAVE-A Daisy Poetry Promenade” in 2015, an inter-arts collaboration with 51 artists.