Interests - Current

  • The theory and practice of high performance and improvement of people, teams and organisations
  • Governance
  • Public policy and national development; New Zealand's poor policies and progressive decline
  • Skiing, reading, shooting, mountain biking, surfing and bush-style gardening
  • Motorcycles (Honda FireBlade 1000 RR, SWM RS650 R (ISDE) )

Interests - Past

  • Rugby (Canterbury B, Wellington, NZ Universities, London Scottish and Scotland B - vs 1967 All Blacks)
  • London Scottish Rugby Club, Captain 1st XV, Executive Committee
  • Victoria University Rugby Club, Captain 1st XV, Chairman
  • Surf lifesaving ‑ Sumner, Titahi Bay (Chairman) , Kurrawa (Qld); Wellington and Canterbury representative, New Zealand and Queensland title holder
  • Motorcycle racing, flag/track marshal, Safety Marshal, Chief Marshal, etc
  • Running/marathons
  • Climbing