Other Interests

From bikes to house renovations

  • Rick has three adult children, Richard who lives in Melbourne, Oliver currently working in London and Kate who works in Auckland.
  • Rick and partner Sandra are currently renovating a 1930s house.
  • Rick enjoys reading and riding motorcycles, Triumphs are preferred.
  • John Coleman, a Vietnam veteran and long-time biker friend rode across the U S of A helping raise money for US veterans. The blog post can be read here.
  • Rick is active on issues of concern to bikers. ACC levies were hoisted dramatically in 2009 and Rick helped organise the protest that culminated in 6000 bikers from all over New Zealand rallying on the grounds of Parliament.
  • Rick is renewing his interest in pest control with a little deer hunting and with his friend Rex Graham they intend to reduce the goat numbers in Hawke's Bay.

Pest control and deer hunting


Rick making his views known to the gathered