'Let's get a bunch of athletes in there for a day' - Paralympics star Liam Malone in bid to bring Christmas cheer to Kaikoura

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Kiwi Paralympics star Liam Malone, who is usually one to bring a few laughs to the table, has set a Christmas challenge for New Zealand athletes.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - SEPTEMBER 15:  Liam Malone of New Zealand celebrates after winning the Men's 400m T44 final and setting a new world record of 46.20 seconds on day 8 of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games at Olympic Stadium on September 15, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images for the New Zealand Paralympic Committee)

Liam Malone celebrates after winning the Men's 400m T44 final.

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On Twitter today, Malone asked New Zealand's athletics fraternity to head into Kaikoura for a day to spend time with the kids there.

Thousands of people gathered to see the double gold medallist honoured with the key to the city.
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"If we can get fast food into Kaikoura, let's get a bunch of NZ athletes in there for a day with the kids to bring Christmas early... help me here," he wrote.

The tweet has been liked 34 times and retweeted eight times.

Paul Petch wrote "let's do it".

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