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Georgia's no pushover on the track

Nga Tawa School student Georgia Mallia may have started competing only two years ago, but her family is well known in speedway circles.

Making a hard subject accessible

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Making a complex science subject understood by the general public was the challenge Hayley van Waas faced.

Top achiever sets sights higher

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Enique Lucas' list of academic and sporting achievements cover five A4 pages and it soon becomes clear she is no ordinary 15-year-old.

Cousins relish discipline

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Two young cousins are fighting their way to the top in karate, with both taking out top honours in the National Counties Shotokan Karate Tournament this year.

Hoping to make mountains into molehills

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Having been selected for a representative national team in mountain running, Jake Jackson-Grammer is one step closer to becoming a professional athlete.

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