Waka Nathan

Waka Joseph Nathan (8 Julayi 1940 - 24 Seputembara 2021) anali wosewera wa rugby ku New Zealand yemwe adasewera mgwirizano wa rugby ku timu ya dziko la New Zealand ("All Blacks") ngati wosewera. Zomwe amachita pamunda zidamupatsa dzina loti "The Black Panther". Nathan adabadwira ku Auckland pa 8 Julayi 1940. Anali m'modzi mwa ana asanu ndi anayi a Samuel Taia Nathan ndi Irene Huakore (née Randall). Anaphunzira Mangere Central Primary School ndi Otahuhu College. Whakapapa wa Nathan adaphatikizapo Ngāpuhi, Te Roroa ndi Waikato Tainui.

Nathan mu 1961

Nathan adayamba kusewera rugby ali mwana ku sukulu yake yasekondale komanso kusekondale. Adasewera machesi odziwika bwino motsutsana ndi Seddon Memorial technical College panthawi yokonza zotchinga pamasewera a Test a 1956 pakati pa New Zealand ndi Australia ku Eden Park, limodzi ndi mnzake Mack Herewini. Otahuhu College idapambananso mpikisano wa Auckland Schoolboys chaka chotsatira. Nathan anapitiliza kusewera Otahuhu Rugby Club.