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  1. Video for Online sports extra - Motu Sisters
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    Online sports extra- Motu Sisters

    Motu sisters are preparing for the National Amateur Boxing competition in Rotorua. The current NZ gold medallist Maria Motu-Gemmell will again fight in the highly competitive 57kg women weight division, while younger sister Sally Motu will take on a stacked field in the 66kg youth girls weight division. While both girls are competing at the National competition, they’re also hoping New Zealand will also grant them permission to compete at the Queensland Golden Gloves next month. This will be the first time for both fighters. 

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    NZ baseballers in training mode ahead of World Champs

    Two New Zealand baseball teams are preparing to depart for their respective world championships. Two of the biggest world events on the global baseball calendar.

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    Tairāwhiti Māori Sports Awards to celebrate local sporting achievements

    Nomination’s for the inaugural Tairāwhiti Māori Sports Awards 2016 are now open. This is the first time in nine years the event has been held. 

  4. Video for Online sports extra - NZ Fitness Expo
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    Online sports extra- NZ Fitness Expo

    The New Zealand Fitness Expo is the only event in the country dedicated to helping inform and educate the public in Health and Fitness. During the two-day event held the weekend at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds we spoke to athletes including Warriors Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, All Black Liam  Messam, outlet providers, nutrition experts  and the public about the current health and fitness landscape in Aotearoa. We get their views on healthy choices, how choosing a healthier lifestyle has helped change their lives and some simple advice on to tackle obesity which leads to many health issues later in life. 

  5. Video for Powerlifter Joe Whittaker determined to reach goal
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    Powerlifter Joe Whittaker determined to reach goal

    NZ Powerlifter Joe Whittaker of Ngāpuhi has his sights set on a total 900kg at this year's National Classic Powerlifting Championships held in August. He has only been in the sport for three years but adds his determination has allowed him to set records in NZ.

  6. Video for Ngāpuhi teenager aims for Taekwondo World Championship spot
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    Ngāpuhi teenager aims for Taekwondo World Championship spot

    The ITF Taekwondo championships were held in Tauranga over the weekend.  Teenager Frances Lloyd of Ngāpuhi hopes to secure a position in the New Zealand team for the world champs to be held in Ireland next year.

  7. Video for NZ arm wrestler relishes idea of taking on Australian champion
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    NZ arm wrestler relishes idea of taking on Australian champion

    NZ's heavyweight arm wrestler Mateiwarangi Heta-Morris is relishing the idea of taking on Australian champion Brett Coutts in the final of this year's arm wrestling series title the NZ Fitness Expo 2016. Te Kāea spoke to Heta-Morris earlier today before preparations for one of the biggest battles of his career.

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    Kahia hopes new wheels takes him to victory

    Faine Kahia is living life in the fast lane of the racing world. The star motorsport racer recently flew to Malaysia to test drive his new state-of-the-art vehicle that he hopes will take him on the pathway to victory at the Formula 4 South East Asia Championships.

  9. Video for Naturally talented first time power-lifter wins at worlds
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    Naturally talented first time power-lifter wins at worlds

    The world of powerlifting has been rocked by a Māori newcomer to the sport following the latest IBF competition in Texas. Tui Katene of Te Atiawa and Ngāti Ruanui climbed to the number four ranking in the world taking the bronze medal in her class.

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    Māori baseballers display talent at Major League Baseball academy

    Two Māori New Zealand baseball players are on the Gold Coast in Australia for a month-long Major League Baseball academy, an opportunity that could lead to a professional career in the sport. 

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