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Yvette Williams – Leaping into History
Yvette Williams represented New Zealand in the discus, hurdles, javelin, shot put and basketball. Some people think she’s the best Kiwi athlete ever. But Yvette is most famous for a 6.24 meter long jump she made in 1952. That’s when she became the first Kiwi woman to win an Olympic gold medal. How did she do it? By aiming high and working hard that’s how. Come on, let’s find out more about Yvette Williams’ leap into history!
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Rugby: The Players, the Skills and the Style
Rugby: The History
Who brought the game of rugby to New Zealand?
What's the inspiring meaning behind the silver fern?
How did the All Blacks get their name?
What are the rules of wheelchair rugby?
Who was the first athlete from Oceania to win an Olympic gold medal?
Who is the most successful Olympic athlete from the Pacific?
Olympic Islands has the answers to these questions. Olympic Islands celebrates the history and achievements of Pasifika Olympians.
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