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VIDEO: 17 Year Old New Zealander Rights the Wrongs of the Past

TVNZ reports on young Latter-day Saint, Brigham Riwai-Couch

"Black blood runs in the veins of 17 year old Brigham Riwai-Couch," TVNZ's Sunday program reported on 8 July 2018.


"Maori All Blacks on his mum's side and his dad's Grandfather was Ben Couch, an All Black from 1947-1949, whose international career was cruelly shortened after he was prevented from touring South Africa because he was Maori.

"Almost 70 years later his great grandson Brigham set off to South Africa to right the wrong."

Brigham is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and lives with his family in Christchurch.

Watch the story at TVNZ Facebook page.

Watch a shorter TVNZ video on Brigham here.



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