Part of campaign Labour Party to change DCC rating system from land value to capital value 1980s
Submissions to Local Government Commission on local government reorganisation 1987-1989
Contested asset testing regime for rest home subsidy for elderly 1990s
Founding member of Harbour Cycle Network 2004
Recreational & Hobbies
Tramping and Mountaineering (1969-now)
Running, Mountain Running: Starting with fast tramping including numerous Silverpeaks Marathon circuits; Graduating to running half marathons and one Harbour Marathon in 1996; Then mountain running in the 1990s including the Kepler Challenge and the 3 Peaks And lately the 3 Peaks 26km race in 2021
Cycling Starting with commuting from Roseneath to Dunedin in the 1990s; Then a bit of road racing; Then mountain bike events like the Lake Tekapo Mountain Bike Pursuit; And AOK and Saturday Social Rides Now an e-bike and cycle trails in Central Otago and Nelson.
Photography Bought my first camera with my paper-run money.
Summer jobs: Guide Routeburn Track & Road Construction around Lake Pukaki
Process Worker Metal Furniture Factory Dunedin
Clerical Worker Public Service: Valuation Department & Ministry of Transport Dunedin & State Services Commission Wellington
Barman & Fitters Assistant, Tom Price, West Australia