Born: Essex, England.
Eldest of 5 children. Lives in Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand.
In 1965 I joined the Royal Navy and travelled the world, transferred to the Royal N Z Navy in 1972. In 1972, I met and married my wife and we have 3 children and 4 grandchildren.
Worked as a Mgr in many industries, Supply Mgr, Dir of three business'. 20 pg CV. At 55yrs. joined as Prison Officer NZ Prison Service in toughest wing in NZ. Medical Discharge after 10yrs.