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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Video for Teneti a star on the rise in three sports
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    Teneti a star on the rise in three sports

    Kelsey Teneti is a world champion in waka ama, and an up-and-coming rugby player.  Her passion, however, is hockey. 

  6. Video for “What's the name of this waka? Te Aho Matua!”
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    “What's the name of this waka? Te Aho Matua!”

    Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi have launched two new waka today, a first for the school. Valued at $39,000, the two waka and a trailer were funded through a community grant based on public votes.

  7. Video for Waka Ama Worlds draws to a close
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    Waka Ama Worlds draws to a close

    The Waka Ama World Sprint Championships have come to end. The host nation were the most dominant on the course, with the NZ team the next best, finishing in 2nd place.

  8. Video for NZ waka ama teams end 18th Va'a sprints on high
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    NZ waka ama teams end 18th Va'a sprints on high

    Some of the fastest V6 races to be seen at the 18th IVF Va’a World Sprint Championships were held today in the final day of the competition held in Tahiti, where New Zealand won many gold medals.

  9. Video for NZ teams end Va'a World Sprint Champs on a high
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    NZ teams end Va'a World Sprint Champs on a high

    New Zealand teams have come away with three golds and two silvers for women, and two bronze for men in the 500m races at the Va'a World Sprint Champs in Tahiti today

  10. Video for Māori paddlers represent Australia at Worlds
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    Māori paddlers represent Australia at Worlds

    The Redcliffe open women's waka ama team is made up of ex-paddlers from New Zealand who are representing Australia at this year's World Waka Ama Sprints.   

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