Just like that, a whirlwind week of sporting action in Tauranga has come to its conclusion. The AIMS Games saw more than 11,500 athletes from around New Zealand and the Pacific take part in 23 sports at multiple venues throughout the city. From rugby and netball to rock climbing and mountain biking, the six-day event had something for everyone. Many will go home proudly wearing medals, others glowing with their own happy memories – all will be better for the experience. The week was full of stories of determination and resilience and Bay of Plenty schools were right in the

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