Matt Flight was raised in a share milking family and knows about hard work.
Matt did an electrical apprenticeship and currently manages maintenance across trades for Housing New Zealand homes in the Marlborough/Kaikōura region.
Matt is active in the community, with experience as a rugby referee and a radio announcer. He dutifully carries out the MC role at many weddings, school and charity events.Read more
Matt says that his personal hero is his wife Dallas. She works at Wairau Hospital as a medical scientist, and worked through the COVID-19 lockdown processing essential COVID-19 and other tests. Matt and Dallas have lived in the electorate for 17 years and have two sons, Logan, 12 and Elijah, 7.
If he is elected as your Member of Parliament, Matt will work tirelessly with Jacinda and the Labour team for the community of the Kaikōura electorate.