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  1. Video for Māori Olympians excel at Rio Olympics

    Māori Olympians excel at Rio Olympics

    Many Māori Olympians have excelled in their specialised events in the preliminaries. 

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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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    Ngāpuhi baseballer set to get a taste of college life in US

    Ngāpuhi's Jason Matthews is one of five young New Zealand baseballers who will attend college in America and will be trained by some of America's top baseball coaches. ​

  4. Video for Native Affairs – Road to Rio

    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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    Adidas release new Māori All Black jersey

    Today Adidas released the new Māori All Blacks jersey, inspired by the natural elements of Aotearoa. 

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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.

  7. Video for Girls empowered by girls-only judo class

    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.

  8. Video for Online Extra - League Legend’s support potential NZ Māori RLWC exhibition match.

    Online Extra- League Legend’s support potential NZ Māori RLWC exhibition match.

    Kiwi's legend  Tawera Nikau, Former Australian International Steve Price, Te Arawa’s Dean Whare and Māori Rugby League chair John Devonshire were among official guests at the RLWC Announcement  - Tournament Draw 2017. We talk about how the Kiwis and Kangaroo’s teams will shape and a possible exhibition match between NZ Māori and Australian Indigenous.

  9. Video for Duco Events announce Lilly Taurau will fight Laura Newell

    Duco Events announce Lilly Taurau will fight Laura Newell

    Preschool Teacher Laura Newell confirmed to fight Ngāpuhi’s Lily Taurau.  The Mai FM Radio Announcer Taurau is happy with the new opponent despite Laura having fought two weeks ago and only losing by split decision. Due to illness Bachelor’s Naz Khanjani was pulled from fighting, Duco Events Chief executive Martin Snedden said the after further consultation with a doctor the decision was made to cancel the matchup.

  10. Video for Online sports extra - Bowyn Morgan

    Online sports extra- Bowyn Morgan

    Bowyn Morgan from Tainui Waka will look to extend his unbeaten pro record to eight fights when he takes on Australian Kris George tomorrow night in Christchurch. Morgan who is the undercard to the main event between Joseph Parker and Solomon Haumono is confident he has what it takes to defeat the Australian Champion. 

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