Moana-Lee completed NCEA Level 1 with Merit and NCEA Level 2 with Excellence from Mana College, with an Excellence endorsement for Art and a Merit Endorsement for Te Reo Maori. She was first in Level 2 Painting and Photography last year.
She is part of the 2015 Student Leadership team at school and a Peer mentor to Year 9 students. She received an award in Year 10 for her leadership of the School's Kapa Haka Group. She is also heavily involved in the Rangatahi Wananga sessions held each week at her Marae.
Moana-Lee plans to be the first in her family to attend University to study for a Bachelor of Arts in Te Reo Maori and Political Science.