Peter Harold is a former schoolteacher who currently works for the New Zealand Rugby Union as Coach and Education Resource Manager. In his younger days, Peter played rugby for both Manawatu and Taranaki. He has written and illustrated a number of children's books, including The Greenbank Rugby Game and Little All Blacks. Peter is the creative force behind Small Blacks TV, and invented the characters of Rugger and the Ruggerbees for the show. He now lives in Taranaki with his wife Joanne and three sons.