Jaimie and David Monk live in Christchurch with their three children Cohen (11), Arden (9) and Amara (7). Their family loves the beach, the outdoors, and playing board games together.
Jaimie has her PhD in public policy and her post-doctoral research work focuses on how economics and public policy can be used to help those most disadvantaged in Aotearoa New Zealand. David works in multiple charities and organisations working towards a big goal of ending homelessness. Jaimie and David participated in the 2022/23 iteration of Āta Mahi, in Ōtautahi, Christchurch. They also took part in Venn’s Short Course, Praying the Prayer of Jesus, in August, 2022.