Natalie is Jodie’s teacher. She is new to Awatahi after being forced to leave her teaching position in Sydney amidst a scandal she is trying to forget.

She is smart, passionate and good at her job. 

Natalie is in a lesbian relationship that is under intense scrutiny in the small town.

The 9th Ministry openly disapproves of her lifestyle and are petitioning to have her dismissed from the school.

Natalie cares deeply about her students, sometimes too much, and her concern has the potential to overstep some boundaries.