Andy Oakley

Andy grew up in one of New Zealand’s challenging neighborhoods during the 1960s and 70s. He witnessed the rise of gangs and social dysfunction. With no qualifications to his name, he entered the workforce as an apprentice fabricator at the age of 15. Today, he holds the position of National Manager in a division of the largest mechanical company in the country, and he has also successfully owned two other private businesses. Andy is also an accomplished author, with three thought-provoking books to his name. When he’s not writing, he enjoys racing motorcycles and classic cars.

Andy lives in Raumati with his partner, Isabelle, and takes pride in being a father and grandfather.

Although he was chosen as the Party Leader for the One New Zealand Party in 2019, Andy is now content to embrace a more supportive role as both the party and the political landscape continue to evolve.

Steve Hart

Steve grew up in the farming community of Pukekohe developing a lifelong career pathway as an Ecology Architect melding Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design through Systems Ecology overlaid by Permaculture. Such a journey invited Steve to work in several countries, coupled with research in many more often active in the deep insides of politics at all levels. Steve is more than aware of the vagaries of politics locally, nationally and globally. From this awareness, he knows that we have a mountain to climb to get NZ back amongst the leading nations of the world. A strong advocate of Ecological Agriculture linking Organics and Permaculture Steve and his family live in the vibrancy of the Coromandel where he stands as a candidate.

Steve has a strong leadership skillset that is inclusive and solution-focused.

Tristan Kiddie

Tristan is an allrounder and a free spirit, born in Takapuna and now residing in Russell. In the past he has spread his talents over many fields from McDonald’s to Yacht engineering. In his spare time, he has a keen interest in sailing and also enjoys studying engines. Today he is in partnership running a Property Maintenance business in Russell.

After some time contributing to articles on our Facebook page, Tristan was invited to the Board of the One New Zealand Party in July 2020.