Renowned rugby player and coach; one of the highest try scorers in the history of international rugby.
He went to school at De La Salle College in Auckland.
He recorded an all-time New Zealand record 199 first-class tries during his career.
He and his wife, Fiorella, had three children: Francesca, Niko, and Luca.
He and Richie McCaw both played for the New Zealand All Blacks team.