Fly-half won the Super Rugby title and was the league's top scorer with the Chiefs in 2012.
He attended Massey University and the Palmerston North Boys' High School.
He won a Rugby World Cup gold medal with the New Zealand All-Blacks in 2011.
He was raised with two brothers, Jarrad and Kurt.
He was able to follow in the footsteps of fellow New Zealander Daniel Carter by winning a Super Rugby title.