Steve is passionate for the arts and enjoys seeing the effect art and culture has in our communities. He is the Project Manager for Katikati Open-Air Art since 1999 and became President in 2009. Since 2005 Steve has also been heavily involved with the organisation of the New Zealand Mural & Art Festival also held in Katikati.
He has worked as the Property Manager at Katikati Primary School since 1999, and was involved on Waimata, Katikati Primary and Katikati College Board of Trustees for a number of years.
Steve enjoys time spent with his whanau, his paint brush and time away relaxing at his bach.