With NZ Rugby looking at a new-look competition next year, a Pacific-based side is now becoming a strong possibility.
Sio Agafili, 45, was meant to have been released in 2015, but the error was only picked up on by a judge in the Supreme Court last week.
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The vessel is equipped with artificial intelligence, which would allow it to take action and even launch search and rescue missions.