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IronMaori: Where it’s good to be a loser

IronMaori triathlon competitor sheds 60kg  Nicola Grace didn’t own a bike or even a pair of bike shorts when she first entered IronMaori. Three years later and 60kg lighter the Wellington woman wants to conquer the half Ironman in under…

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Tamati whānau going the distance for IronMāori

Five years on since IronMāori began, it has now grown to seven events on the national calendar including across the ditch.  It’s been life changing for many, who put in hours of training. But for Trina Tamati training means travelling…

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Big turnout for IronMāori three-leg race

The challenge was laid for the thousands of competitors of the IronMāori contest. While cloudy overhead, nothing was going to overshadow a day that many had trained so hard for. Competitors began with a 2km swim, which they took at…

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IronMāori quarter-marathon a success

The IronMāori competition has been running for over 10 years now and it’s getting bigger and better. Organisers say that today is a warm up quarter-marathon for the half-IronMāori set for next month here in Napier. Tame Iti is registered in…

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IronMaori triathlon catching on as path to fitness

The IronMaori way of life is taking hold across the region, with more people than ever getting involved. About 650 competitors turned up on Saturday to take part in the triathlon, which was held in Hawera for the first time….

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IronMaori inspires Dave to make the most of life

Dave Makea had to borrow a bike from his brother when he first entered Iron Maori. Five years later, 40kg lighter and armed with a bike of his own, as well as the attitude to conquer anything, the Hawke’s Bay…

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Te Ururoa ticks 1/2 IronMāori off bucket list

December 7 was a special day for all athletes involved in the IronMāori Half Ironman event, but for Te Ururoa Flavell, not only was this the day he competed, It was also his 58th birthday. As he competed in the…

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