Athletic 1.87m in-circle defender Kelera Nawai originally came from Fiji to St Andrews College in Christchurch on a scholarship in 2014. Involved in Canterbury netball for several years, she played for the Mainland Beko team in 2017 while also being a training partner for the Tactix the same year. Returning to Fiji, Nawai played for the national team which included attending the 2019 World Cup. She returned to New Zealand in 2019 to join her husband who works in Methven and where she has plied her netball trade in recent times. Physically imposing with an impressive reach (1.94m wingspan) and strong rebounding presence, Nawai is looking to realise her great potential at the elite level after getting her opportunity with the Pulse.