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Fuiavailili Ala’ilima

Fuiavailili Ala’ilima is the New Conservative candidate for Māngere. “‘O le ala i le Pule o le Tautua’ means ‘the way to Authority is through Service’. I come from a long line of servants, my Grandparents and both of my Parents were servants of God. My Grandparents and my Father served the Ekalesia Metotisi of

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Mote Pahulu

Mote Pahulu is the New Conservative candidate for Manurewa. Mote is married with four adult children who were born and raised in Manurewa. He is of Tongan descent, and attends a local Methodist Church, a church community with people of many different ethnic backgrounds. He has a degree in Criminology and Political Studies. His career

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Philip Holder

Philip Holder is the New Conservative candidate for Maungakiekie. Philip is married with three adult children, and lives in Auckland. He grew up on a dairy farm in the Far North. His Kaitaia schooling was followed by a degree in Literature and Philosophy and a certificate in Theology.  His professional motto is “Systematising your business”

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Daniel Reurich

Daniel Reurich is the New Conservative candidate for Mt. Albert. Daniel is 47 years old, and has been married for 20 years. He has four children, two girls and two boys, aged between 1 and 13 years old. He was born in Hastings, New Zealand, to parents of Dutch origin. He later moved to Tokoroa

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Alister Hood

Alister Hood is the New Conservative candidate for Mt Roskill. Alister is a civil engineer who grew up in Sandringham and attended Mt Roskill Grammar School and Auckland University. His wife Jessy is from the Philippines, and Alister and Jessy have two young daughters. He observes that for decades, government policies have attacked the family

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Deborah Burnside

Deborah Burnside is the New Conservative candidate for Napier. Deborah was announced as the candidate for Napier in recognition that it is important that there is a representative who is from Napier, is invested in Napier, and understands what is important to the Napier community. Deborah Burnside, Napier born and bred, married to Robert Burnside,

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Simon Gutschlag

Simon Gutschlag is the New Conservative candidate for Nelson. Born and raised in Canterbury he has lived in Nelson since 2005. He is married with four children and active in his local community. Currently working in the aquaculture industry, he is an advocate for sustainable food solutions and committed to providing better options for New

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Victoria O’Brien

Victoria O’Brien is the Deputy Leader for New Conservative. She was born in Singapore and immigrated to NZ over 30 years ago. She holds degrees in Mathematics & Physics and has also had a career in finance with Goldman Sachs JBWere, TelstraClear, ANZ and others. Her background in private equity, investment banking and equities analysis,

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Murray Chong

Murray Chong is the New Conservative candidate for New Plymouth. Murray has a strong connection to the Taranaki region. His surname comes from his Chinese great grandfather Chew Chong, regarded today as the founder of the New Zealand dairy industry because he was the first kiwi to successfully export dairy products. Chew did a lot

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Mike Brewer

Mike Brewer is the New Conservative candidate for North Shore. Mike is a family man with three adult children and one teenager. His wife of 33 years has been a constant supporter and has encouraged him to take on ambitious roles, but nothing quite like standing as a political candidate. He has enjoyed a four-decade

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Bill Dyet

Bill Dyet is the New Conservative candidate for Northcote. Bill has lived on the North Shore since the late 1980s. He is married with three sons. Bill was an Aircraft Engineer for Air New Zealand for 26 years. He then took time out from work in 2006 to complete an MBA at Massey University, which

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Trevor Barfoote

Trevor Barfoote is the New Conservative candidate for Northland. He has been married to his wife Cheryl for 25 years, and has four children. Early in his career, he became qualified as a fitter-welder. His first job as a fitter-welder was at Dargaville Machinery. Three years later, he owned 20% of the company. In 1989,

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Philip Lynch

Philip Lynch is the New Conservative candidate for Ōhāriu. Philip grew up in a large working class family in small town South Otago, which shaped his values and outlook on life. His father was politically active and Philip developed a keen interest in domestic and international affairs while still in his teens. Early in his

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Martin Frauenstein

Martin Frauenstein is the New Conservative candidate for Ōtaki. Martin and his family moved to Wellington from South Africa in 1996. He soon became an avid Hurricanes supporter. Running his own software company, he implemented manufacturing IT systems in a broad range of companies in several countries. In 2012 the family moved to Christchurch, working

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Ian Sampson

Ian Sampson is the New Conservative candidate for Pakuranga. Ian was born 1939, and comes from the New Plymouth area, where his family have farmed since 1842. Politics and business are in Ian’s blood. His father had a small dairy farm, was the National Party chairman for New Plymouth, was involved with Federated Farmers, and

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David Poppelwell

David Poppelwell is the New Conservative candidate for Palmerston North. David wants New Zealand to be a country where it is safe and peaceful to live and prosper. A country that cares for all ages and strengthens families. A country that puts its faith in its own people to take care of the land, air,

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Ted Johnston

Ted Johnston is the New Conservative candidate for Panmure-Ōtāhuhu. Ted is married with eight adult children. He is Kiwi, Samoan and Tongan. He is Catholic. He was raised in Otara from 1961, and lived there for most of his life. Ted works as a Criminal Barrister, and he has been practicing mainly in South Auckland

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David Arvidson

David Arvidson is the New Conservative candidate for Papakura. David was born in Pukekohe and ended up settling down in nearby Papakura. During his life, David has also lived in the Hawke’s Bay, and abroad — in Western Samoa and the United Kingdom. With a degree in Agricultural Economics, his career has been split between

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Steven Senn

Steven Senn is the New Conservative candidate for Port Waikato. Steven grew up in semi-rural Pukekohe where he completed school. His father was a returned World War II serviceman and his mother was a teacher. They owned a specialist automotive business where Steven and his siblings all mucked in.  Since his school years, Steven has

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Lachie Ashton

Lachie Ashton is the New Conservative candidate for Rangitata. As New Conservative’s agricultural spokesman, Lachie sees himself as a loyal ally to the agriculture sector having been there on the ground as a farm worker, casual musterer, head shepherd, farm manager, contract fencer, leasing a farm and finally, farm ownership which has given him an

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