Gemma debuted for New Zealand in 2008 against Korea. She is a talented striker who is skilful and very fast. She was selected into the Black Sticks team after some standout performances throughout the 2007 National Hockey League. At 18 years of age Gemma has a promising career ahead. Gemma is a student studying at Auckland University of Technology. She lives in the North Harbour region and plays for Midlands in the New Zealand Hockey League.