17. Helma Vermeulen

Rangitikei Electorate

Business owner and community stalwart Helma Vermeulen possesses a broad range of experience across small business management, building and property development, dairy farming and horticulture.

In addition to working with her husband in property development, Helma is actively involved within several community groups such as Grey Power and the National Council of Women. She also represents the New Zealand First membership as Chairperson of the Member’s Council.

Originally brought up in the Netherlands, Helma has called New Zealand home for most of her life, and draws on the comparison between countries as an inspiration to fight for what New Zealand has to offer.

Helma lives in Whanganui with her husband and together they have a large extended family that further inspire her advocacy for the future prosperity of New Zealand.