Zar Lawrence made his New Zealand Maori debut against the United States in the 2006 Churchill Cup tournament. He is another player who can successfully make the switch from Sevens to fifteens. A former North Harbour representative, Lawrence will play his 2008 provincial rugby for Bay of Plenty in the Air New Zealand Cup. He is affiliated to the Ngapuhi iwi.
09/02/1982 IN Kaitaia
Bay of Plenty
Rugby ground: Eastern United- far north
Rugby player and why: Ruki Tipuna, cause he’s huge
Food: Paua and Cream, Thai
Actor/Actress: Faye Smythe
Movie: Once were Warriors
Book: Astrix and Oblix
Singer/Band/Music type: Toby Arnold’s Country Classics/ 1814
Holiday destination: Hukatere (90 mile)
Non-rugby sports team: NZ Breakers
If you could meet one person, who would it be and why: Michael Jordan coz he can only just jump higher than me.
Earliest rugby memories: Barefoot in frost in the morning.
I hate it when…. Sand gets in my eyes
I can’t live without….. food, water and my fiancé
If I wasn’t a rugby player I would be…. Ice sculpter or Author.