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  1. Video for Rising Māori basketball star signs with US college
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    Rising Māori basketball star signs with US college

    Nineteen-year-old Olivia Tuipulotu-Collier has signed a two-year contract to play basketball for Central Wyoming College in the USA.  She's one of the promising athletes with Palmerston North-based agency, Lead Scholarships, that has developed links to American colleges.

  2. Video for Te Arawa youth joins US women's basketball team, Williston State
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    Te Arawa youth joins US women's basketball team, Williston State

    Standing at 5'6", Kararaina Pene (Te Arawa) has signed with Williston State Teton Women's Basketball team.

  3. Video for Kiwi athletes at US colleges may be in for lucrative payday
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    Kiwi athletes at US colleges may be in for lucrative payday

    The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has earned billions from its student-athletes over the decades, including many New Zealanders. But in a ground-breaking move, it is supporting a rule change that if passed would allow student-athletes to cash in on their own likeness from as early as next year.

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    Tall Blacks claim historic win over Boomers

    The Tall Blacks have ended an 11 year losing streak, snatching a 109-98 win over the Australian Boomers in their opening game at the Asia 2021 qualifiers. 

  5. Video for Breakers end season strong with win over Phoenix
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    Breakers end season strong with win over Phoenix

    The Breakers finished their regular season on a high last night, as they took down a determined SEM Phoenix side at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch. Final score, 92-83.

  6. Video for 'Moe mai rā e te Rangatira' - Māori react to Kobe Bryant's passing
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    'Moe mai rā e te Rangatira'- Māori react to Kobe Bryant's passing

    Māori politicians and musicians have expressed their sadness over the news of NBA Legend Kobe Bryant's tragic passing. It is reported that his 13 year old daughter Gianna Maria was in the helicopter and passed away with her father. Though a full list of victims has yet to be released it is understood that Bryant's wife Vanessa Bryant was not on board.

  7. Video for Ngāti Tūwharetoa represent at Māori Basketball Tournament
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    Ngāti Tūwharetoa represent at Māori Basketball Tournament

    Ngāti Tūwharetoa have 14 teams representing at this years Māori Basketball Tournament held in Rotorua. It is their first time participating in the competition, and for many of them, it has been an opportunity to reconnect with their roots. 

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    Sports stars pledge to help fire recovery efforts

    Australian sports stars are doing their bit to help with the current fire crisis. Led by world tennis number 30 Nick Kyrgios, players from across the codes are making donations to assist with the recovery effort.

  9. Video for Mokau Marae rises from its ashes to new life
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    Mokau Marae rises from its ashes to new life

    Taitokerau whanau make their last push to save and restore their beloved Mokau Marae in a fundraising sport event. The marae was destroyed by fire in 2013, but the new year brings hope at its completion date is on the arrival of Matariki - the Maori new year. Mokau Marae chair Clive Stone says, “Half a generation have missed out, our tikanga, our kawa associated with the marae.”

  10. Video for Breakers keep playoff hopes alive
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    Breakers keep playoff hopes alive

    The NZ Breakers have put yet another tumultuous week behind them by ending on a positive note, beating the South East Melbourne Phoenix 90-84 at Horncastle Arena in Christchurch last night.

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