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Paralympics: Kiwis at peak of their powers

16 Jul, 2017 5:00am
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  • 12 Jul, 2017 11:54am
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A paralympic javelin star has died as he prepared for next week's world championships.
  • 1 Jul, 2017 5:05pm
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Eltje Malzbender has defied the odds after a horrific crash that almost claimed her life.
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  • 16 May, 2017 4:27pm
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Liam Malone paid tribute to his mother as he graduated from Victoria University today.
  • 13 Apr, 2017 7:28pm
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The auction of a dozen Paralympic athlete portraits finishes on Monday night.
  • 31 Dec, 2016 8:44am
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The rapid rise of Paralympic star Liam Malone has reached a new pinnacle, with his appointment as a Member of the NZ Order of Merit.
  • 22 Dec, 2016 11:53am
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The gold medallists in next year's High Performance Sport New Zealand funding budget investment might surprise you. Much has been
  • 21 Nov, 2016 6:11pm
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When Wheelchair Football becomes a Paralympic Sport, these Cambridge sportsmen will be Paralympians. Made with funding from NZ On Air.
  • 12 Nov, 2016 6:00am
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It's the time of year where the Northland public have their say on the best parts of the sporting year. This years focus - your Favourite
  • 5 Nov, 2016 1:56pm
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Liam Malone has announced to the world that he wants to be the fastest man in the world across 400m.
  • 26 Oct, 2016 8:00am
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New Zealand's own Blade Runner, Liam Malone, will be the guest speaker at a charity auction in Tauranga next month. Malone won two
  • 23 Oct, 2016 12:22pm
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Kiwi athlete Liam Malone may be the butt of a few jokes after he was snapped hitting a giant bottom on a UK TV show with one of his "blade runner" legs.
  • 18 Oct, 2016 9:30am
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For Paralympic double-medallist Emma Foy returning to her old Dargaville primary school with the silver and bronze medals was an awesome
  • 16 Oct, 2016 5:00am
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Kiwi Paralympic star Liam Malone sees comedy as the perfect way to tackle conversations that make us feel uncomfortable.
  • 8 Oct, 2016 3:32pm
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Nelson blade runner Liam Malone has been given a key to Nelson at a public ceremony on the steps of Nelson Cathedral this afternoon.
  • 25 Sep, 2016 5:00am
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With the dust settled on the Rio 2016 Games, New Zealand's star Olympic and Paralympic athletes are back home and slotting into everyday life.
  • 22 Sep, 2016 3:38pm
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Kiwi blade runner Liam Malone will sit down with Laura McGoldrick at 4.15pm to talk about his recent Rio experiences.
  • 22 Sep, 2016 11:24am
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The double Paralympic gold medallist has his sights set on breaking the national able bodied record and becoming the fastest man in the country over 400 metres.
  • 22 Sep, 2016 7:55am
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New Zealand's Paralympic team arrived in Auckland this morning to an enthusiastic welcome, their collection of 21 medals from Rio draped around their necks.
  • 21 Sep, 2016 4:11pm
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COMMENT: We should invest in Paralympic sports - and other sports - as an ideal, not only in search of medals, writes Chris Rattue.
  • 19 Sep, 2016 8:20pm
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Paralympic New Zealand officials are optimistic they can present a strong argument for increased funding when they meet the Government
  • 19 Sep, 2016 12:52pm
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Rio de Janeiro has said goodbye to the first Paralympics held in South America in a blaze of fireworks and Samba.
  • 19 Sep, 2016 9:47am
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There's a lot more ahead for Paralympic double gold medalist Liam Malone, and it's not all on the track.
  • 19 Sep, 2016 7:48am
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Australian Paralympic gold medallist Curtis McGrath thought his teammates were blowing him off, but he was about to be given one of the Games' highest honours.
  • 18 Sep, 2016 8:22am
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An Iranian Para-cyclist has died after being involved in a crash during the men's C4-5 road race at the Paralympics.
  • 18 Sep, 2016 7:44am
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New Zealand's leading tandem pairing, Emma Foy & Laura Thompson (sighted pilot), have today won bronze in the road cycling Women's Race.
  • 18 Sep, 2016 5:00am
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Could a paralympic athlete ever mount a stronger case to top the Halberg Awards than Sophie Pascoe this year?
  • 17 Sep, 2016 8:50pm
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Popular Kiwi paralympic star Liam Malone has upsized his celebrations with a massive Maccas order in Rio.
  • 17 Sep, 2016 3:42pm
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Paralympics New Zealand will be looking for a significant funding boost off the back of a record equalling Rio campaign.
  • 17 Sep, 2016 7:39am
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Elated athletes have been holding their medals to their ears are getting the truest sense of what glory sounds like.
  • 17 Sep, 2016 6:27am
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The New Zealand Paralympic team won its 19th medal overnight, after 17-year-old William Stedman stormed to a bronze in the Men's 400m T36.
  • 16 Sep, 2016 9:22am
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Double Paralympic gold medallist Liam Malone has revealed that he sought advice from Oscar Pistorius ahead of his successful campaign in Rio.
  • 16 Sep, 2016 8:22am
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Queenstown born Curtis McGrath, who lost both his legs after standing on a landmine in Afghanistan, won gold overnight in Rio.
  • 15 Sep, 2016 3:48pm
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New Zealand blade runner Liam Malone would sacrifice his Paralympic medals in a heartbeat if it meant having his mother back.
  • 15 Sep, 2016 10:18am
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New Zealand's Jessica Hamill has claimed bronze in the Shot Put F34 at the Rio Paralympics. Hamill had a best attempt of 7.54m. China's
  • 15 Sep, 2016 6:25am
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The Paralympic medals sound like solid gold hits for the visually impaired athletes.
  • 15 Sep, 2016 6:11am
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Paralympic debutant Scott Martlew made history today as he competed in a Para-Canoe, a sport that has also made a Paralympic debut in Rio.
  • 14 Sep, 2016 2:29pm
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Former Hokitika athlete Holly Robinson was "buzzing" and "shattered" at the same time after winning a silver medal in the women's javelin.
  • 14 Sep, 2016 9:29am
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The gold medals keep coming for the New Zealand Paralympics team.
  • 14 Sep, 2016 7:40am
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Polish fencer Adrian Castro is thanking his lucky stars he won the approval of his future father-in-law before the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.