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Winter Olympics kick off today

By Online News - Rereātea

Tonight the 2018 Winter Olympic Games get underway in Pyeongchang, in South Korea. 

A team of 21 Kiwi athletes are competing, including Ngāi Tahu Snowboarder Tiarn Collins. It has been 26 years since skier Annelise Coberger claimed a silver medal in the slalom at the 1992 Games in Albertville, France. It is the only medal that New Zealand has won at these games.