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    NZ first female gold Olympian passes away age 89

    New Zealand's first female Olympic gold medallist, Yvette Williams MBE, has passed away age 89.

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    New coach announced for Women's Black Sticks team

    Former international Graham Shaw has been appointed as the new Black Sticks Women’s Head Coach, following the resignation of Mark Hager.

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    Chasing gold in the distance

    Swimmer Bronagh Ryan of Ngāti Porou has her eyes set on the 2020 Olympics in Japan next year.  The 2018 Commonwealth Games competitor talks to Te Kāea about work-life balance life while competing at the highest level.

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    Lonsdale Cup latest accolade for Black Ferns Sevens

    The Black Ferns Sevens are celebrating an historic achievement by being the first rugby team to be awarded the Lonsdale Cup at the 2018 Olympic Gala Dinner.

  5. Video for Kitini Taihuka raises the bar in weightlifting
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    Kitini Taihuka raises the bar in weightlifting

    Champion waka ama paddler and star rugby player Kitini Taihuka has been involved in CrossFit since he was ten years old and just last week won the NZ Under 15 male NZ Olympic Weightlifting title.

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    Manukura welcomes home Olympic Champions

    One of New Zealand's elite sports-orientated schools, Manukura, welcomed home two of their successful students today from the Youth Olympics in Buenos Aries.  The New Zealand under 18 women's sevens team survived a tough final match against France last week to win the gold medal. 

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    Paralympic athletes to receive same financial support as Olympians

    Paralympic athletes in New Zealand will now be entitled to financial grants at the same value of Olympians, of up to $20,000.

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    Coastie cousins chase Olympic gold

    The women's U18 sevens team are on their way to the Youth Olympics in Argentina.  Among them are two cousins from the Waiapu area, with an already proud rugby connection. 

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    NZ youth Olympians leave for Buenos Aires

    Tonight the majority of New Zealand's participating competitors will leave for the Buenos Aires Youth Olympics beginning this weekend.   

  10. Video for Māori athletes a third of NZ Youth Olympic team
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    Māori athletes a third of NZ Youth Olympic team

    23 of the athletes set to represent New Zealand at the Youth Olympics next month are of Māori descent.

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