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Getting to know ... Christian Ma'anaima!

Ahead of the 2021 season, sat down with Christian Ma'anaima in an effort to get to know him a little better.

Who am I: Christian Ma'anaima

Who is most important to me: My Family, in particular my Dad

Greatest off-field achievement: Completing school and graduating as a Vice Captain!

Something you wouldn’t know about me is: I grew up in a small town near Auckland called Glenfield

I’d be lost without: My Mum, she's the one who's looked after me the most

What I love most about living in Newcastle: The community, the beaches and the scenery 

I grew up: Auckland, NZ

Musgrove: Returning to Cessnock and cracking the 17

People would describe me as: Outgoing, fun and hopefully funny!

As a kid my hero was: My Dad

They were my hero because: Dad's always been my hero, I've just always looked up to him both on and off the field

The last book I read was: Where the Wild Things Are

My favourite thing to do in Newcastle is: Go to the beach

My greatest on field moment: Making Junior Kiwis