Centre who played played 81 NPC and 72 Super 12 matches, represented New Zealand in the 1999 Rugby World Cup.
He attended King's College and played for the secondary school side in 1993.
He made his Super Rugby debut with the Crusaders in 1996 and he would go on to play for the Chiefs, Highlanders, and Hurricanes as well.
He married pop singer and actress
He played alongside Richie McCaw on New Zealand's national team in 2001.