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  1. Video for Aotearoa skateboarding community celebrates 44 years
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    Aotearoa skateboarding community celebrates 44 years

    Hundreds gathered at Victoria Park in Auckland to celebrate the sport which first came to New Zealand 44 years ago and will feature at the Olympics for the first time later this year. The sport is a billion-dollar industry in which Māori are being encouraged to explore opportunities.

  2. Video for Ngāti Porou boxer set for Olympic qualifiers
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    Ngāti Porou boxer set for Olympic qualifiers

    Tasmyn Benny (Ngāti Porou) has her eyes on the prize as she prepares for the Olympic qualifiers next month. It will be the first time since London 2012 that an NZ boxing team will be represented at the Games.  With additional funding support, the Turua-raised fighter hopes to make top 6 at the qualifiers, which will be held in Jordan in the Middle East. 

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    Kickboxing world champ has eyes set on Tokyo Olympics

    For Byron Chivers (Ngāti Porou) MMA and kickboxing have been his forté, winning the amateur world title in both disciplines. However, the 22-year-old is currently preparing for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic qualifying tournament in wrestling.

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    Sir Peter Snell, one of Aotearoa’s greatest athletes, dies

    Sir Peter Snell, Olympic champion middle-distance runner, has died today at his home in the USA. He was 80.

  5. Video for Live Ocean: Olympic heroes join forces with iwi to save sea-life
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    Live Ocean: Olympic heroes join forces with iwi to save sea-life

    Ninety percent of New Zealand's seabirds are either threatened or on the verge of extinction. New Zealand-Olympic sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke are on a mission to improve the ocean's health through their charity "Live Ocean" and have joined forces with iwi.

  6. Video for Ngāpuhi Champion Smashes World Record and Qualifies for 2020 Paralympics
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    Ngāpuhi Champion Smashes World Record and Qualifies for 2020 Paralympics

    Ngāpuhi can now add “World Record Breaking Para-Swimmer” to its list of accolades.

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    Wheel Blacks qualify for 2020 Paralympic Games

    Aotearoa’s’ wheelchair rugby team have brought home the bronze medal at the IWRF Asia-Oceania Wheelchair Rugby Championship in Korea.

  8. Video for Carrington's mother emotional after world champ victory
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    Carrington's mother emotional after world champ victory

    Lisa Carrington’s mother Glynis 'held her breath' as her daughter successfully charged through to win her seventh world championship title in the K1 200m final ICF Canoe Sprint in Szeged, Hungary.

  9. Video for Black Fern looks ahead to 2020 Olympics redemption
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    Black Fern looks ahead to 2020 Olympics redemption

    Black Fern Tyla Nathan-Wong has some unfinished business after her team placing second against Australia in women’s rugby sevens at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

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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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