Castleford Tigers have announced the signing of Leeds Rhinos' second rower Weller Hauraki on a two-year deal for next season.
Hauraki started his career in the NRL when he was signed with the Parramatta Eels as a teenager from the Dannevirke Tigers, where he played with current Tigers stand-off Rangi Chase. He made his first team debut for the Eels in 2007 and went on to make 32 appearances in three seasons for the club.
In 2010, Hauraki joined Crusaders RL and was a major part of the side that reached the play-offs for the first time, scoring 10 tries in 28 appearances for the Welsh club.
The following year Hauraki signed for the Rhinos, enjoying a successful 2011 season, picking up a Grand Final winners ring as well as appearing in the Challenge Cup final. He has also represented New Zealand Maori on a number of occasions, including the side's match against England in 2010.
Hauraki is Millward's seventh signing for next year joining Lee Gilmour, Michael Shenton, Jake Webster, Jamie Ellis, Jordan Tansey and Justin Carney.