Versatile rugby participant who competed for the brand new Zealand Sevens from 2002 to 2004; performed for the Hurricanes in Super Rugby from 2003 to 2011. He went to Rongotai University in Wellington. He became known for his blonde-streaked dreadlocks as well as for putting on eyeliner in the field. He was created to parents Vaka and Fale in 1982. He and Englishman Jeremy Guscott both performed for the Wellington Lions.