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  1. Video for Nothing worth having ever comes easy - Stacey Waaka
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    Nothing worth having ever comes easy- Stacey Waaka

    World Champion Black Fern Stacey Waaka says she's living her dream. A role model for young Māori women on and off the field, she hopes to inspire young Māori women to chase goals in academia and in sport. Te Kāea caught up with her at her graduation.

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    Commonwealth Games inclusion of Rugby Sevens will inspire future players- Nathan-Wong

    For the first-time women's rugby sevens will be included at the 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast. The code will join two returning codes beach volleyball and basketball. Black Ferns Sevens player Tyla Nathan-Wong says “I think it's been a massive spike in the growth of women's rugby here in New Zealand but also around the world. And I'm looking forward just to continue just to see where it goes.”

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    Ngāti Porou swimmer to represent NZ at Commonwealth Games

    Ngāti Porou swimmer Brounagh Ryan has been selected to represent New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games next year. Ryan is one of three Māori heading to the Gold Coast but believes this number could be more. 

  4. Video for Māori and Yugambeh people exchange Queen's Baton for Commonwealth Games
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    Māori and Yugambeh people exchange Queen's Baton for Commonwealth Games

    The Queen's Baton for the Commonwealth Games had its final day in New Zealand. Local tribe Ngāti Whātua ki Ōrākei and New Zealand athletes gathered at the Auckland museum for the official cultural handover to the Yugambeh people of the Gold Coast, Australia.

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    Māori named in 2018 NZ Commonwealth Games swimming squad

    Three Māori have been announced in New Zealand's aquatics squad for the Commonwealth Games. They will be joining sixteen others heading to Australia next year.

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    Baton passed to 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

    It was a celebration of culture and sport this morning as Olympian Weightlifter Richie Patterson presented the Queen’s Baton at Te Mānukanuka a Hoturoa Marae in Auckland.

  7. Video for Tasmyn Benny to brave blows with Aussie boxer
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    Tasmyn Benny to brave blows with Aussie boxer

    Tasmyn Benny will represent New Zealand in the Under 48kg division in an International Boxing Event exchanging blows with top Australian boxer. 

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    Swimmers take out junior sections in 2017 Māori Sports Awards

    Commonwealth swimming gold and silver medalist, Lewis Clarburt and Latricia-Leight Transom "over-lapped" their peers when the winners of the Junior Māori Sportsman and the Junior Māori Sportswoman awards were announced at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau tonight.

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    Closing ceremony for Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow

    Silver medals to Jack Bauer and the Silver Ferns overnight meant the NZ team matched their efforts in Manchester 12 years ago, when they also brought home 45 medals. The closing ceremony was held today, marking a successful campaign for NZ.

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