Peter Nathan could be well described as City Cricket Clubs ‘Calypso Bradman’! Peter seen here playing a swash buckling cover drive for City in a premier grade match at the ‘old’ Cobham Oval, Port Road in Whangarei. Pete known to his club mates as ‘Rasta’ certainly embraced the flamboyant West Indian way and golden era, this was best highlighted as Pete could always be easily spotted playing in the City colours but wearing the West Indian Maroon coloured wide brim floppy hat whilst so relaxed at times you could have thought he was actually horizontal, both on and off the field!
When Pete wasn’t throwing wood to willow at the tail end of the City innings he was taking wickets with his crafty swinging delivers with the special ‘knack’ of taking key wickets and breaking notable partnerships when thrown the ball by his skipper. A great City Cricket Club man and someone who could be always called upon at the drop of a hat, Pete can still be spotted supporting and following cricket teams down at Cobham Oval.
Pete is a Maintenance Supervisor at Housing New Zealand Corporation in Whangarei.