Versatile rugby union player who became known as a member of Bay of Plenty in the ITM Cup and the Highlanders in Super Rugby.
He attended St Peters School in Cambridge, New Zealand.
He suffered a serious neck injury while playing for the Highlanders in 2012 that brought his season to a halt.
He married Rebecca McDowell in 2012.
He and fellow New Zealander Hosea Gear both played for the Highlanders in Super Rugby.