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  1. Video for Young girl overcomes illness to compete at Waka Ama Nationals
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    Young girl overcomes illness to compete at Waka Ama Nationals

    The Intermediate and J16 sections were on the water today at Karāpiro for the Waka Ama Nationals and the winners for both sections in the W12 500 metre, the W6 500 metre and W6 1000 metre races were found.

  2. Video for Midget Men and Women W6 Waka Ama teams battle it out at Karāpiro
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    Midget Men and Women W6 Waka Ama teams battle it out at Karāpiro

    It's day two at the Waka Ama Nationals at Karāpiro where we saw the first finals of the tournament in the midgets and intermediate age groups.

  3. Video for Top teams arrive at Karāpiro for Waka Ama Nationals
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    Top teams arrive at Karāpiro for Waka Ama Nationals

    The country's top waka ama teams have arrived at Lake Karāpiro for Day 1 of the Waka Ama Sprint Nationals. Training for hundreds of paddlers from clubs around the country is over as the first races of the week start. 

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    Waka Ama Nationals 2015 kick off

    The National Waka Ama Championships 2015 kicked off today with the midget races and teams will continue to battle it out on Lake Karāpiro for the rest of the week for top placings in the tournament.

  5. Video for Waka Ama club promote variety of traditional waka through practice
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    Waka Ama club promote variety of traditional waka through practice

    Hamilton-based waka ama club Te Toki, are building a club that re-connects Māori to all types of different canoes our people are known to use. 

  6. Video for Rāhui Pōkeka midget teams aim to maintain Waka Ama winning streak
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    Rāhui Pōkeka midget teams aim to maintain Waka Ama winning streak

    Rāhui Pōkeka Waka Ama Club took to Puketirini Lake today in Huntly to prepare for the National Waka Ama Competition in Karāpiro next week. 

  7. Video for Tere family prep for Waka Ama Nationals
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    Tere family prep for Waka Ama Nationals

    For the last five years the Tere family have put all their energy into Waka Ama through the Waitakere Outriggers Club. Māori Tere is the president of the club and three of his kids paddle and are preparing themselves for the Waka Ama Nationals at Karāpiro.

  8. Video for Maihi Barbarich awarded Māori Sports Award Scholarship
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    Maihi Barbarich awarded Māori Sports Award Scholarship

    Maihi Barbarich is one of two young sportsmen to be awarded a Māori Sports Awards Scholarship for his efforts in league, basketball, waka ama and ki-o-rahi. 

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    Native Affairs- Young Guns

    Waka, Va'a, Wa'a and Vaka are all Polynesian names for the outrigger canoe.   On these single and double-hulled waka, Polynesians migrated all around the Pacific but we've been racing in them well before the arrival of Pākehā.

  10. Video for NZ takes first gold at Waka Ama World Sprints
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    NZ takes first gold at Waka Ama World Sprints

    NZ takes its first gold in the final day of racing at the Va'a Rio World Sprints, won in the Women’s Masters section.

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