Flanker and no. 8 8 who became a member of the Highlanders this year 2010 after spending 2 yrs using the Crusaders. He produced his Canterbury debut in 2007. He was called 2007 Canterbury Junior Sports activities Person of the entire year. His younger sibling, Vaka, performed for the NSW Waratahs. He and fellow New Zealander John Hardie both performed for the Highlanders.