The Highlanders have confirmed Tony Ensor, Huge Blake, Doug Tietjens, Bronson Murray and Frae Wilson as their wider training group for the 2013 Super Rugby season.
Murray initially joined the Highlanders in 2010 after previous stints at the Blues and Crusaders, with the prop having been selected for the Maori All Blacks last season.
Tietjens remains at the Highlanders for a second season, having first caught the eye of Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph in the ITM Cup with Manawatu.
Wilson, Ensor and New Zealand Under-20s international Blake will all be making their first forays into Super Rugby.
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