Tony Banks

  • Lawyer for 20 years to date (sole practitioner for 18 years)
  • Involved in the disability sector for 20 years – on boards and presenter on disability law
  • Organic gardener and small farmer
  • Follow Permaculture, sustainability and self-sufficiency practices
  • Present Chairperson of OrganicFarmNZ Waikato (an organic certification agency)
  • Self-builder enthusiast
  • self employed potter, craftsman and designer for 8 years
  • I grew up in Tamahere (between Hamilton and Cambridge)
  • Live on 2 acres in Tamahere (for last 21 years)
  • Married, with three adult children and two grandchildren