Nicole is a mother of four, has a background in law, and is passionate about firearms reform and freedom of speech.

Before entering politics, Nicole ran her own business providing firearms safety training, and is a four-time New Zealand shooting champion.

Nicole was the coordinator of the nation’s volunteer firearms safety instructors for the Mountain Safety Council and the spokesperson for the Council of Licenced Firearms Owners (COLFO) and its Fair and Reasonable Campaign.

In the wake of our nation’s tragedy in Christchurch, Nicole provided the calm and intelligent voice of reason on firearms law. So much so, she was awarded Communicator of the Year 2020.