Born in South Africa from a farming family, he worked as a prison guard for 10 years at some of the most dangerous prisons in South Africa; including Death Row.
Holding various management positions where his strong beliefs in personal freedom and freedom of speech/choice inspired him to stand up for human rights.
Marius immigrated to New Zealand in 2006. He immediately had a direct impact on people’s lives as Systems Administrator – IT. Marius is also the captain of the New Zealand Freshwater Fishing Team and has won the World Carp Classic 2018 in France against 120 Teams from 24 Countries. Marius is an outdoors fanatic and believes in preservation of all our natural resources. Saving our rivers and wildlife is a priority for the future of New Zealand.