Steven Adams and Willie Apiata surprise Wakatipu High School

Steven Adams and former SAS corporal Willie Apiata took students at Wakatipu High School by surprise when they turned up to assembly yesterday!

The pair opened up about their defining moments; Willie Apiata revealed he failed his first attempt at being accepted into the military, while Steven Adams opened up about his father passing away when he was 13 years old...

"Everything will be stacked against you ... you will fall over, you will fail. But you've just got to ... have faith in yourself, just have confidence, keep persevering, getting up and trying again."