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    All Blacks Sevens still qualify for Rio despite shaky year

    The road to Rio has been a shaky one for the All Blacks Sevens team this year, struggling to dominate the tournaments like they had in previous years and finishing third behind Fiji and South Africa.

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    All Black Sevens secure Olympic spot despite loss at Glasgow

    Fiji have beaten the All Blacks Sevens 24-17 in the final of the Glasgow Sevens after the Kiwis were denied two tries by the referee.  Despite the loss NZ has qualified for the Olympics in Rio next year alongside Fiji and South Africa.

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    Winning Portia returns home from Sevens tournament

    Ngāpuhi's Portia Woodman has arrived back in the country alongside her winning NZ Sevens team. The Sevens star not only scored the winning try in the final against Brazil, she also became the first player to reach 60 tries since the inaugural series in 2012.

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    NZ olympian Sarah Cowley retires from athletics

    New Zealand Olympian Sarah Cowley has retired after 15 years of competitive athletics.  

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    CrossFit comp attracts Māori competitors at NZ Fitness Expo

    The NZ Fitness Expo, alongside the Industrial Athletic Arena, ran a two-day Industrial Athletic Invitational CrossFit competition which attracted the country's top-ranked competitors, and one athlete competing in the women's section was Puawai Munro-Halkyard.

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    Native Affairs- Hammer Time!

    500 years ago Hammer Throwing was one of the first sports at the Olympic games.  It originated in Scotland but now the sport is proving popular in a small Māori community in the Eastern Bay of Plenty.

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    A successful year for Carrington

    The finalists have been named for the Halberg Awards for NZ sporting excellence in 2013, and champion canoeist, Lisa Carrington, is the only individual Māori to have been named out of 25 finalists across 6 categories.

  8. Video for Kaumātua Olympics
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    Kaumātua Olympics

    Hundreds of kaumātua from the Central North Island came together this week to participate in an event they say keeps them young.

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