NZ Kiwis rugby league coach David Kidwell admits he needs to surround himself with experienced minds, if he has any chance of turning the team’s current slump around.

Kidwell has just one win in five matches as Kiwis coach and was in the firing line, after a disappointing Four Nations campaign that included two losses to Australia and a draw with Scotland.

He said coming in just months out from the campaign was tough and that having another voice to lean on could help dramatically.

“I’ve got an opportunity to align myself with High Performance New Zealand and go into a forum where other coaches might have been in the same situation,” Kidwell told Newstalk ZB’s Tony Veitch.

“It’s an opportunity for me to learn.”

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