Hikawera Elliot is a current and long standing Maori All Black. He
was recalled back into the All Blacks in the July test against Ireland
in Auckland after having worn the black jersey in 2008 and 2010.
He won the Hawke’s Bay ITM Cup Player of the Year in 2010.
The talented singer enters his fourth season with the Chiefs and
in pre-season training took part in the fundraising ‘Fight for Life’.
The highly mobile hooker is a martial arts black belt and captained
New Zealand Secondary Schools in 2004 and represented
New Zealand in age group basketball.
Q&A with Hika
Who was your favourite cartoon character as you were growing up?
Who was your favourite player to watch as you were growing up?
Where did you watch the 2011 Rugby World Cup final?
You are speaking to a first XV rugby team what would be your one piece of advice to them?
What’s one of the most difficult aspects of being a professional rugby player?
Time away from family
In your family of friends circle who is your number one supporter?
Favourite New Zealand holiday destination?
Who inspires you?