Who I am:


  • Member of Parliament for Northland
  • New Zealand National Party - Member of the Candidates College, year 2011.
    Branch Chair (Mangonui) Policy Chair (Northland) Policy committee (Northern Region)
    Vacated positions prior to candidate nomination.
  • Founder and former managing director of MethCon Group Ltd
  • Winner of a Sir Peter Blake Emerging Leader award and New Zealand Toastmasters Community Leadership award
  • Previous employment with New Zealand Police, Royal New Zealand Navy and within the dairy sector
  • National and international media experience as commentator and public speaker
  • Father of three involved in local community having previous roles in school board of trustees, sports coaching, community activities and voluntary organisations.
  • Proud Northlander and Coopers Beach resident
  • Partner of Sandra Mickell, with a blended family of 6 children.