Two boys are champions in their own rights. One is jetting off to the United States to compete at the Crossfit Games while another is heading to the national Manu Kōrero competition. What they do have in common is their love for their iwi which helped paved the way to their success. Hiko o Te Rangi Curtis and Te Rangitakaroro Hiini sit down with reporter Leah Tebbutt and talk about where they have come from and where they are going.

Hiko o Te Rangi Curtis, 15, and Te Rangitakaroro Hiini, 14, have imagined life outside of their kura. But it's