Prop for the All Blacks who joined the Hurricanes in 2013 after spending seven years with the Crusaders in Super Rugby.
His provincial debut was for the Canterbury Bulldogs in 2005.
He played as a sub in the 2011 World Cup.
His brother Owen also became a professional rugby player.
In 2010, he and Owen became the first brothers to represent New Zealand since Zinzan and Robin Brooke.