A high achiever at school, Neomai received the School Diligence Award in 2000 and the Principles Award in 1999.
Neomai was an outstanding student at The University of Auckland. In 2008 she graduated from a Bachelor of Science with a focus in Bio-Medicine. She went on to study Engineering linking this to the positive experience she had with Fletcher Construction. "They gifted me with an honest look at the workforce and the realities of engineering."
As a ripple effect, Neomai has found herself contributing to the South Pacific Indigenous Engineering Services (SPIES) at The University of Auckland; a support network of Māori and Pacific Engineering students. Additionally, Neomai volunteers for the Methodist Mission and for Red Cross. She also completed a Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching with The University of Auckland's Department of Education in 2012.