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Members of the Kiwis rugby league team, 2010

Members of the Kiwis rugby league team, 2010

Nathan Fien, Ben Matulino, Jared Waerea-Hargreaves and Issac Luke perform the haka before a game between the New Zealand Kiwis and the Australian Kangaroos at Eden Park, Auckland. In the 2000s Māori and Pacific Island players were very well-represented in New Zealand's leading rugby league, rugby union and basketball teams.

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Greg Ryan, 'Sport and society - Changing times, 1980s onwards', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/39420/members-of-the-kiwis-rugby-league-team-2010 (accessed 20 January 2020)

Story by Greg Ryan, published 5 Sep 2013