Dan Fotu will debut for the Tall Blacks alongside Brother Isaac in the FIBA World Cup qualifiers in China on Friday night. With the Webster brothers Tai and Corey in the team, it will be the first time two sets of brothers will turn out for New Zealand.
Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Tūwharetoa, Ngāti Raukawa. Born and bred in Lower Hutt, Eru brings a passion for Te Reo Māori and a knowledge of sport to the team.
He worked in the radio industry for ten years as an announcer in Tauranga and later moved on to work as the Breakfast Producer at Flava.
In 2014, he completed his Bachelor Degree in Māori Media at AUT with the aim of becoming fluent in Te Reo Māori.
Having further developed his reo, Eru arrived at Māori Television to work alongside the team as a sports reporter for Te Kāea.
If you have a story to share with Eru, email him via Eru.Paranihi@maoritelevision.com