Furious parents have taken their children out of an Auckland rugby club which has welcomed back a former professional player whose career appeared in tatters after being convicted of performing indecent acts in front of young kids.

Dillan Halaholo has twice been convicted of doing an indecent act in public; in both 2016 and 2017.

The former New Zealand Secondary Schools squad member's first conviction saw his promising career stall, with the hooker having played for Southland and also called into the Highlanders' Super Rugby squad in 2015 as injury cover.

The 26-year-old is now back on the field with