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    BMX star Sarah Walker elected to International Olympic Committee

    Olympic silver medallist Sarah Walker has become an IOC Member after she was appointed to the International Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission.

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    Lisa Carrington to carry NZ flag at closing ceremony

    Triple Olympic medalist Lisa Carrington will carry the New Zealand flag at the Rio Olympics closing ceremony today. 

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    Olympics Rio Day 5- Gillies Kaka looks to new shores Post-Olympics

    To Day 5 of the Rio Olympics.  Men's Sevens lose quarter-final, Whitelock celebrates 250th cap, Men's Hockey focus on Gold and Gillies Kaka said to be heading overseas.

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    Olympics Rio Day 3- Silver for womens sevens

    It was an eventful day three at the Olympics for the New Zealand with one of our sides taking silver.

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    Woodman whānau watch Portia play Olympic final

    Rugby power houses New Zealand and Australia are about to battle it out for Olympic gold.

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    New Zealand Women's sevens rugby team secures spot in quarter finals

    The New Zealand women’s sevens rugby team has qualified for a spot in the quarter finals at the Rio Olympics.

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    Māori athletes competing at the Rio Olympics 2016

    The official opening ceremony for the 31st Olympic Games in Rio took place at the Maracana stadium 11:00am this morning New Zealand Time (NZT). Over 200 athletes and officials have been selected to represent Aotearoa at this year’s Olympic Games, of those athletes, 50 are of Māori descent.

  8. Video for Māori artist leads design for NZ Olympic team

    Māori artist leads design for NZ Olympic team

    Māori visual artist Shane Hansen of Ngāti Mahanga and Ngāti Hine is leading the design of the uniform for the New Zealand team to the Olympics and the gateway he built for their home at the Olympic village in Rio.

  9. Video for Native Affairs – Road to Rio

    Native Affairs – Road to Rio

    In just four days, the Rio Olympics starts in Brazil. So, what does it take to make an Olympian? Rugby star Portia Woodman, shares her whānau secrets to success.

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    Olympic pronunciation challenge for Maipi

    He's a well-known name in the Māori household. Presenter and sports commentator Te Arahi Maipi is now taking up a name challenge of his own ahead of the Rio Olympics. With recent controversies surrounding the mispronunciation of Māori and Pasifika names by sports commentators, Te Arahi hopes to do Olympic athletes justice as the new face of the special Rio Olympics broadcast in New Zealand.

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