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    Pineula aim to become National champs once again

    Pineula haven't won the Open Mens 500m title in a few years now, but with a change of coach and paddlers the current third top sprinting team in the World want to claim back the sprinting title that Vaka Manu from Mankurau have held for 6 consecutive years at the National Waka Ama Sprints.

  2. Video for Manuwairere preparing for their first Waka Ama nationals
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    Manuwairere preparing for their first Waka Ama nationals

    As much of the country wind down ahead of Christmas, the girls from Manuwairere aim for gold at next month's National Waka Ama Sprints Championship.

  3. Video for Vaka Manu chasing 7th heaven at Waka Ama Nationals
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    Vaka Manu chasing 7th heaven at Waka Ama Nationals

    Already having won six national titles, Vaka Manu aren't prepared to call it quits yet.

  4. Video for Waka ama is in Kacey Ngataki's blood
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    Waka ama is in Kacey Ngataki's blood

    There's only one way to describe this young paddler from Ngāti Tamaoho: Kacey Ngataki is waka ama and waka ama is Kacey Ngataki.

  5. Video for Water Sports dominate Māori Sports Awards
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    Water Sports dominate Māori Sports Awards

    Canoe racer Lisa Carrington (Te Aitanga a Mahaki, Ngāti Porou) wins 5th Rongomaraeroa award, capping off a successful night on and in the water.

  6. Video for Waka race 100kms down Waikato River
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    Waka race 100kms down Waikato River

    The second edition of the Waikato 100 saw a 100km race on the Waikato River for rowing, waka ama, kayaking and SUP (paddle boarding).  

  7. Video for New research highlights benefits of waka ama
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    New research highlights benefits of waka ama

    Researchers at Massey University have studied the benefits of waka ama and have proven that the fast-growing sport is a major vehicle for indigenous health promotion.

  8. Video for Kitini Taihuka raises the bar in weightlifting
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    Kitini Taihuka raises the bar in weightlifting

    Champion waka ama paddler and star rugby player Kitini Taihuka has been involved in CrossFit since he was ten years old and just last week won the NZ Under 15 male NZ Olympic Weightlifting title.

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    Development programme helps girls succeed

    A strength training and athlete development programme is helping girls from Napier Girls’ High School reach their full potential.

  10. Video for Keepa keeping it reo in world of sport
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    Keepa keeping it reo in world of sport

    To celebrate Māori Language Week we have been following exponents of the language from the world of sports.

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