Karl Te Nana
|Birth name||Karl Solomon Te Nana|
|Date of birth||15 July 1975|
|Place of birth||Palmerston North, New Zealand|
|Height||193 cm (6 ft 4 in)|
|Weight||96 kg (15 st 2 lb; 212 lb)|
|Rugby union career|
A professional rugby union player, Te Nana won a gold medal as part of the New Zealand rugby sevens national team at the 2002 Commonwealth Games. He scored 113 tries for the New Zealand rugby sevens team. He played for North Harbour in the National Provincial Championship and spent the 2000 season with the Otago Highlanders in Super Rugby (then known as the Super 12).
In 2019, he was on the first panel to determine the World Rugby women's-15s player-of-the-year award with Melodie Robinson, Danielle Waterman, Will Greenwood, Liza Burgess, Lynne Cantwell, Fiona Coghlan, Gaëlle Mignot, Jillion Potter, and Stephen Jones.
Now retired, Te Nana hosted a weekly rugby show on Sky TV in New Zealand called "This Given Sunday" with former All Black halfback Steve Devine. Also a regular world rugby commentator on the 7's World Series for both men's and woman's. He hosts, reports and commentates on All Blacks, Super Rugby, college rugby and provincial rugby for Sky TV in New Zealand.
- Profile at the New Zealand Olympic Committee website
- "Forget about the last game, get ready for another". The Sunday Star-Times. 30 May 2010. Retrieved 8 October 2011.
- worldrugby.org. "Stars join new-look World Rugby Awards panels". www.world.rugby. Retrieved 24 March 2019.