Managing popular Gisborne eateries such as The Wharf Bar, Villagio and Zest has been hard work and a lot of fun, says Bid, who joins Three Rivers Medical as a receptionist/telephonist.
“The hours are long, but hospitality was great to work in when my kids were young. You could work the nights and be there for them during the day.”
Now Bid’s children have grown up she has returned to a sector of society she’s always been interested in. “For quite some time I did want to be a nurse, but it just never ever quite happened.