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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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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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    Boxer’s last chance for Rio Olympic dream

    Tyson Sykes left for Azerbaijan on Friday with one more opportunity to qualify for the Rio Olympics. The Te Arawa boxer is one of only five male boxers in the national team who have a final chance to be selected. Te Kāea spoke to Sykes earlier today via Skype about his preparations ahead of the qualifying tournament. 

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    Hayne sets sights on Olympics

    New Zealand Sevens legend, Eric Rush believes Jarryd Hayne's surprise transition to Sevens will be somewhat testing. This comes after the former San Francisco 49ers running back was today cleared by World Rugby to play for Fiji in this weekend's London Sevens, if selected.

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    Kind gesture stuns parents of NZ Kayaker

    The doting parents of Whakatōhea descendant Kayla Imrie have won a free ticket to the Olympics. Thanks to Volkswagen, they will get a free ticket to watch their daughter perform with the NZ K4 Women's Kayaking crew at Rio.

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    Native Affairs- An Olympic Mission

    This year, 370 men and women will travel to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  It's the largest group of kiwi athletes and support crew ever to be sent to the Olympics.  Yesterday reporter  Oriini Tipene-Leach sat down with the man in charge of looking after New Zealand's Olympians in Brazil, Deputy Chef de Mission Trevor Shailer.

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    Even playing field for All Blacks Sevens

    Rugby Sevens should have the same status nationwide as the All Blacks. That's the call from one of the most respected sevens legends in the country today. Sevens has encountered some tough times as they prepare for their maiden trip to the Olympic Games in August.

  10. Video for Young Māori swimmers dream of making Olympics
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    Young Māori swimmers dream of making Olympics

    An exclusive swim school has taken place in Auckland this weekend called Jetstar Super Swim. Nearly 40 young swimmers were invited to take part in the action in the hope that they could learn something new which would allow them to excel in the sport.

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