This blog is part of a series of blogs profiling all candidates standing for Councils across the region who are 35 or under as we aim to increase youth engagement in local politics. Seed Waikato is non-partisan.
Cassidy is a passionate and motivated young leader within the youth and community development sectors of the Waikato. Born and raised rural, Cassidy has a wealth of knowledge and lived experiences within his community, and is campaigning to advocate and influence positive outcomes for all through the Waipā District Council. Cassidy connects ancestrally to Tainui waka, and draws on his whakapapa for strength, guidance and inspiration when advocating with his communities for transformative change.