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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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