Dangerous with ball in hand, Nathan Kemp appeared 18 times for the Turbos. His speed of the mark and work at the breakdown was invaluable for Manawatu. A natural leader he captained Manawatu against the 2005 British Lions.
- Position: Hooker
- Number of Manawatu Games: 18
- High School Club: St. Peter's College
- Manawatu Club: Feilding Yellows
- Nationality: New Zealand
- Date of Birth: 19 January 1979