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Kāpiti film needs actress with a difference

Nationwide casting has begun for the title role in Poppy, a new feature film to be shot in Kāpiti next year. The lead role is a young woman with Down syndrome, determined to live like other women her age (21). She is put in the “disability box” by the person she trusts most, and is …

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Gold medallist Mary Fisher retires from Para swimming

Paralympic gold medallist swimmer Mary Fisher is retiring from the sport. Fisher won gold at the London 2012 Paralympics, setting a world record and winning three other medals – two silver and a bronze. She then went on to set another world record and win gold at the Rio 2016 Games. Story by RNZ Mary …

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