Hometown: Ruatoria, New Zealand
The back claims the Ruatoria City club as his local club team. Coming from a rugby-dense community, Roberts-Tenana grew up surrounded by the sport and grew into a versatile back with experience at fullback, flyhalf, and wing.
An accomplished 7s player, the back competed in several competitions with a representative Northland Rugby Union squad. In 2016, Renata joined North Harbour during the New Zealand National Rugby Sevens Tournament. The team contended for the championship but ultimately lost in the final against Counties Manukau. In 2017, Roberts-Tenana traveled to Dubai to participate in the Dubai International Invitational 7’s Tournament with the Speranza. The team claimed a deserved victory the championship with the versatile back on its side