Originally from North America, Lacrosse is more than 500 years old. It’s one of NZ’s fastest growing sports and 20 year old Natalie Russell is making her mark as goalie for the national women’s team
The kingdom of Tonga have been gearing up to host the Pacific Games in 2019. However a dispute between the Tongan government and the local game organising committee is threatening to derail the event. John Pulu with the story.
Pati Umaga was the bass player for NZ band The Holidaymakers, but was struck by tragedy 10 years ago. Now an advocate for the disabled and the President of the NZ Disabled Persons Assembly, he has turned his life around. Soana K Aholelei with more.
The atmosphere was buzzing in the Rarotonga last week as sevens teams from around the Pacific came together for the Sevens In Heaven tournament. As Karima Fai’ai reports it’s giving local players some much needed competition to bolster the 7s and 15s game in the Cook Islands.
Cross Fit champ from Gisborne is set to go from second place to first in the world. Cross Fit fitness has taken off in New Zealand and young Tongan/Maori girl from Gisborne is set to make international recognition competing in the USA Cross Fit games.
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