Buffie was born and raised in West Auckland. She is an award-winning garden designer combining permaculture with upcycling. Her work is multifaceted including the creation of crafted indoor/outdoor décor, managing deconstruction and refurbishments, and permaculture. She has won gold medal awards for her upcycle displays at the New Zealand Flower and Garden Show. She also offers a consultancy service for managing deconstruction and fit-out projects. Contact The Re-Creators if you would like Buffie to work on any upcycled construction for you.