Kees Meeuws, an All Black prop from 1998 to 2004, is the son of a Dutch father who emigrated to New Zealand after the Second World War. His mother is Māori, of the Ngāti Maru tribe. A former student of Elam School of Fine Arts in Auckland, his interests outside rugby range from sculpture and sketching to pig hunting and deer farming.
Using this item
Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.