Angee Nicholas, 29, was born in the Cook Islands and moved to New Zealand with her family over two decades ago. She was raised in West Auckland attending local schools Ranui Primary and St Dominic’s College before gaining a Bachelor of Laws from AUT.
During her university years, Angee got involved with student clubs and activities and was elected as the Co-president for the Maori and Pacific Island Law Students Association and then President and founding member of AUT’s Pacific Island Law Students Association. She also worked while studying and in one of her roles became a Student Navigator (Mentor) for the Oceania Leadership Network.
Angee is a Director of a family-owned and operated security company. She was an in-house lawyer at the Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care and a staffer to former NZ Cabinet Minister, Deputy Leader of the National Party and MP for Auckland Central the Hon Nikki Kaye. Angee also brings practical experience working directly with young people as a Youth Worker.
Angee has always been very connected to the local community and its people through her local squash club and volunteering in various ways through her local church and playing an active role with Pasifika Women out West.
In her spare time, Angee enjoys good coffee, time with family and friends, and exploring new places.