Whetu Taewa

  • Name:
    Whetu Taewa
    Date of Birth:
    19/10/70
    Place of Birth:
    West Coast, New Zealand
    Height:
    176cm
    Weight:
    89 kg
    Nationality:
    • New Zealand
    Current Status:
    Builder with ATD Builders living in Cromwell, NZ
    Warriors #:
    5
    Warriors Debut (Date and Match Details):
    March 10th 1995 vs Brisbane Broncos
    Junior Club:
    Suburbs, Greymouth, New Zealand
    Signed From:
    Canterbury
    Position:
    • Winger
    • Centre
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    NZ representative centre (6 Tests between 1989 and 1995) played with Sheffield Eagles (1997-98) and Hull Kingston Rovers (1999-01) in England following seasons with the Warriors and the North Queensland. Taewa was a member of the Sheffield Eagles team that defeated Wigan, 17-8, in the 1998 English Challenge Cup final. Whetu was signed from the Canterbury team after moving to Christchurch. He then moved to Auckland and spent the 1994 season playing for the Counties Manukau Heroes in the Lion Red Cup.

    • 1988 - Junior Kiwi
    • 1989 - New Zealand Kiwis
    • 1992 - New Zealand Maori team for the Pacific Cup
    • 1994 - Signs with the Auckland Warriors
    • 1995 - Makes NRL debut for the Auckland Warriors
    • 1996 - Played for North Queensland Cowboys, Australia
    • 1997 - Played for Sheffield Eagles, England
    • 1999 - Played for Hull KR. England
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