Te Wairau Lands NZ Residents Assistant Role

Via The Star - by Sophie Cornish

Haeata Community Campus’ rugby league coach Te Iwi Ngaro Wairau has been named assistant coach of the New Zealand Residents team.

Mr Wairau will assist head coach Rod Ratu for the team’s clash against New Zealand Maori in Auckland on October 14.

He was also head coach of the Southland Rams this season, and is a talent scout for the Warriors.

Mr Wairau said the residents’ appointment was his biggest coaching role so far.

“My goal is always to learn more and so (my goal is) to learn off Rod and learn off the players.”

Previously Mr Wairau has been a development officer for Canterbury Rugby League, director of the Aranui High School rugby league academy and has a senior club coach qualification for the Aranui Eagles.


Comment Guidelines: The SportsTG Network is made up of players, families and passionate sports followers like you who have a strong opinion about sport. That's great - we want you to have your say and share your thoughts with the world. However, we have a few rules that you must follow to keep it fun for all. Please don't be rude, abusive, swear or vilify others. Apart from some pretty serious sport sanctions, we also can ban you and report you if things get out of hand. So play fair and have fun, and thanks for your contribution.

Ground Closures



Christchurch City Council



CRL Notice Board

The CRL office closes for the Xmas/New year period on Wednesday 20th December and reopens on Monday 8th January 2018


We wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas and New Year

Men's Ladder

Men's Premiership

NRL Latest News

Overseas news