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    Lisa Carrington wins Lonsdale Cup for 2016

    Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki's Lisa Carrington has won the prestigious Lonsdale Cup for 2016 after yet another successful year.

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    Native Affairs Summer Series- The Road to an Olympic medal

    It was a big year for the rugby sevens, which was played at the Olympic Games for the first time in Rio.  New Zealand was expected to finish amongst the medals. The men didn't but the women came agonisingly close to the gold medal, losing to Australia in the finals. One of the stars of the field was Portia Woodman. Native Affairs spoke to the seven’s star and her whanau before they headed off for Rio.

  3. Video for Lisa Carrington wins Senior Māori Sportswoman of the Year
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    Lisa Carrington wins Senior Māori Sportswoman of the Year

    Te Aitanga-a-Māhaki's Lisa Carrington has been named Māori Sportswoman of the Year at the 2016 Māori Sports Awards ceremony at the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau. 

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    Native Affairs – Full time whistle

    Native Affairs talks to Black Fern Huriana Manuel, boxer and trainer Daniella Smith, and New Lynn Staggs captain Jesse Maio. We talk about the good, bad and ugly of the sporting world in 2016.

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    Rio Paralymics- Good start for NZ athletes

    New Zealand athletes at this year's Rio Paralympics have gotten under way with 2 medals already in the bag, including New Zealand's first gold. 

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    Rio Paralymics- Ngāi Tahu flag bearer leads NZ team

    New Zealand Paralympian Holly Robinson (Ngāi Tahu) is putting small town Hokitika on the map as she competes in the 2016 Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro. Today the Opening Ceremony got underway with the 21-year old at the forefront of the NZ athletes carrying the national flag.

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    NZ's most successful Olympic team welcomed home

    Our New Zealand Olympic athletes returned home with a record 18 medals; four gold, nine silver, and five bronze. Thousands of fans gathered at The Cloud in central Auckland to welcome home the most successful ever New Zealand Olympic team.

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    Kayla Whitelock to bow out from hockey post-Olympics

    NZ Women's Black Sticks Captain, Kayla Whitelock will be ending her 13-year career with the NZ hockey side on her return from Rio.  The Rangitāne descendant has played 255 caps overall in the black singlet since first joining the side in 2003. 

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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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