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

  2. Video for Native Affairs – Road to Rio
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    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.

  4. Video for All Blacks Sevens to debut new haka at Rio Olympics
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    All Blacks Sevens to debut new haka at Rio Olympics

    The All Blacks Sevens will be debuting a new haka at the Rio Olympics in two weeks.  The haka, written by reo exponent Scotty Morrison, was commissioned by NZ Rugby last week after players in the side voiced a need to take their own respective haka to the Olympic Games.

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    Girls empowered by girls-only judo class

    In an effort to increase the number of female judo fighters on the mat, Gisborne Judo Club is leading the way with a 'girls night' so females of all ages can learn self-defence. Fifth Dan Sensei Kiki Velloza says the initiative has proven popular and she is excited to see the numbers of Judo girls on the rise.

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    Valerie Adams cracks 20m ahead of Rio

    Double Olympic champion Valerie Adams has let her rivals know she means business in Rio, by winning the Monaco Diamond League shot put with her best throw in almost two years.

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    NZ Olympic 7's sides announced

    The All Blacks Sevens and women's Sevens sides for next month's Olympic Games have today been unveiled in Auckland. A celebratory occasion for the 24 players named today, however, for some familiar faces, the gold medal dream came to an end.

  8. Video for NZ men's quadruple sculls crew off to Olympics
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    NZ men's quadruple sculls crew off to Olympics

    The NZ men's quadruple sculls crew has been thrown a lifeline to compete at the Olympic Games after the Russian men's team failed a drug test.

  9. Video for Ngāi Tahu announce formal partnership with NZOC
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    Ngāi Tahu announce formal partnership with NZOC

    In less than 49 days’ time our team will march into the opening ceremony at Rio and this will be one very special thing that binds us all together and we'd like to think this is something that will give us an edge, something no other country has, something that is very unique and very special to NZ.

  10. Video for Ngāi Tahu gift pounamu to NZ Olympians
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    Ngāi Tahu gift pounamu to NZ Olympians

    Ngāi Tahu leaders and NZ Olympics committee are about to announce a formal partnership. Ngāi Tahu iwi has supported the NZOC for over ten years by gifting NZ athlete’s pounamu, and tonight they'll be presenting some more taonga to executive members of the committee.

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