Tēnā koutou e hoa kākāriki mā. Ko Nick Ratcliffe tōku ingoa. Nō Ingarani, nō Pōrana, nō Orkney ōku tīpuna. Ko Scaffell Pike te maunga. Ko Thames te awa. Ko North Sea te moana. Ka rere āku mihi ki ngā tūtohu whenua o Aotearoa e noho nei au.
Born in London, and raised in Seoul, Hong Kong, and then Kent, UK, I moved to Aotearoa in 2013, after completing my studies in sustainable land management. I’ve worked in a broad range of industries, mostly for small companies: agriculture, hospitality, retail, landscaping, native habitat restoration, and construction.
As an immigrant to this beautiful country, I have a personal commitment to learning te reo Māori and upholding Te Tiriti and He Wakaputanga as the founding documents of New Zealand, and I want to ensure that the privileges and rewards of being a Kiwi are shared by everyone, not just the top 7%. This is why I joined the Green Party. We fight for positive change, for a better deal for the 93%.
I live in Heretaunga Hastings, Te Matau-a-Māui, with my wife and two kids.