A player more recognisable in a Taranaki or Sevens jersey, Kurt Baker played for the Turbos for two seasons early in his career. A fullback with attacking flair and electrifying pace, Baker has achieved success at both local and international level. He has won the ITM Cup with Taranaki in 2014 and achieved Commonwealth gold in 2010 for the All Blacks Sevens. He returned to Manawatu in 2017.
- Position: Fullback
- Number of Manawatu Games: 22
- High School Club: Palmerston North Boys High School
- Manawatu Club: Kia Toa
- Nationality: New Zealand
- Date of Birth: 07 October 1988