We care, advocate for and champion the safety of all the players in the game we love.


The NZ Rugby Foundation is fortunate to be guided by a diverse group of outstanding individuals who have all excelled in their chosen paths. They represent a vastly experienced balance of rugby, governance, business, empathy, accounting and legal expertise contributing to the organisation both in terms of ethic and longevity.

PATRON: Sir Graham Henry- KNZM

"Graham’s reputation and standing in the community will be of great benefit to our ongoing work and goals of supporting our rugby players who have been seriously injured."

PATRON: Richie McCaw - ONZ

"This role provides a great opportunity for me to support rugby and the wider community, which has supported me and my rugby career over the years.​​​​​​​"


An inspirational and diplomatic number eight Andy is still heavily involved with Wellington Rugby and is a prominent businessman in the capital city.