01:23
The shooting silver medallist received a stirring welcome in Christchurch.

Kiwi Olympic shooting hero Natalie Rooney receives warm welcome home

The shooting silver medallist received a stirring welcome in Christchurch.

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It’s back to reality for the Kiwi Olympic gold medallist as his souvenir of success becomes a thing to play with.

Gold! Eric Murray's son plays with his Rio medal alongside his other toys

It’s back to reality for the Kiwi Olympic gold medallist as his souvenir of success becomes a thing to play with.

01:16
NZ won fewer rowing medals at Rio 2016 than expected, but star Eric Murray doesn't think "splashing around" money will solve the issue

'The most insane thing I had ever heard' - the baby rift that nearly broke up Eric Murray and Hamish Bond

Double Olympic rowing champs have opened up about the moment that nearly split them.

02:04
Unexpected results and new talent has emerged from Rio, sparking a funding debate.

High Performance NZ face tough decisions for Tokyo funding: 'Sailing and athletics we standouts'

The elite sports funding body has $62m to distribute to codes for the 2020 Games.

01:54
It's back to reality for our Olympic rowing champion who arrived home today.

Mahe Drysdale happy to be home with family - even if it means mowing the lawns

The Rio gold medallist says he's happy to be back to a "normal life".

01:54
The Olympic pair are ready to spearhead NZ's America’s Cup challenge.

Gold medal pair Burling and Tuke looking ahead to next challenge after Rio

The Olympic pair are ready to spearhead NZ's America’s Cup challenge.

02:24
They defied expectations with their medal haul and today fans greeted the athletes.

Record-breaking Kiwi Olympics team welcomed home

They defied expectations with their medal haul and today fans greeted the athletes.

01:54
It's back to reality for our Olympic rowing champion who arrived home today.

Gold medal not getting Mahe Drysdale off household chores

It's back to reality for our Olympic rowing champion who arrived home today.

00:24
The star of the NZ women's sevens team says she was honoured by the gesture after returning to NZ with a silver medal.

'It's special' - NZ Olympic team thrilled by warm welcome home

Hundreds turned up at Auckland Airport to greet the athletes.

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NZ won fewer rowing medals at Rio 2016 than expected, but star Eric Murray doesn't think "splashing around" money will solve the issue

'I think the athletes get it pretty good as it is' – Eric Murray says cash not the answer to rowing's woes

NZ won fewer rowing medals at Rio 2016 than expected, but star Eric Murray doesn't think "splashing around" money will solve the issue

'I promised you I'd come back with gold' - emotional British gold medallist ditches team celebrations to visit sick nana

Sam Quek rushed back to Manchester to visit her beloved Dolly as soon as possible.

00:30
Sam Webster, Eddie Dawkins and Ethan Mitchell were pleased with the silver medal ride, but are already plotting how they can win gold next time out.

'Definitely unfinished business' – Kiwi men's sprint team eyes gold in 2020

Sam Webster, Eddie Dawkins and Ethan Mitchell were pleased with silver, but are already plotting how they can win gold.

00:28
It might be the biggest show on earth, but less people are watching.

Olympic ratings slump in the US, Millennials to blame

It might be the biggest show on earth, but less people are watching.

00:14
Brazil does plenty of things well, but it turns out its coffee isn't quite up to New Zealand standards.

'Get some real coffee!' – Kiwi sailing hero Jo Aleh looking forward to proper caffeine fix

Brazil does plenty of things well, but it turns out its coffee isn't quite up to NZ standards.

00:11
The Sevens team provided one of the early Olympic highlights for New Zealand when they won a silver medal.

Watch: Stirring haka for NZ women's Sevens team on arrival back home at Auckland Airport

The Sevens team provided one of the early Olympic highlights for New Zealand when they won a silver medal.

01:31
Annette and Peter Murray are at the Cloud in Auckland, waiting for their son to arrive so they can give him a winner’s hug.

'I might get emotional' – Kiwi gold medallist Eric Murray's mum holds back tears as she waits for her boy

Annette and Peter Murray are at the Cloud in Auckland, waiting for their son to arrive so they can give him a winner's hug.

00:20
The most successful GB Team in Olympic history touched down at Heathrow.

Team GB arrive back in London flashing their bling

The most successful GB Team in Olympic history touched down at Heathrow.

00:21
The team stepped off a long flight from South America to a loving welcome from family, friends and fans.

Watch: Record-breaking NZ Olympic team get rapturous arrival at Auckland Airport

The team stepped off a long flight from South America to a loving welcome from family, friends and fans.

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Gold medal-winning sailor and opening ceremony flag bearer Blair Tuke says he can't wait to share his win with the country.

'We're super proud of what we've achieved' - gold medal hero Blair Tuke on returning home

Gold medal-winning sailor and opening ceremony flag bearer Blair Tuke says he can't wait to share his win with the country.

Bolt snapped snuggling up to Brazilian drug lord's widow

The notorious Brazilian drug lord's widow posted pictures of the pair on WhatsApp.

00:49
Prince Harry wished his sprint-legend pal a happy birthday before laying down this challenge.

'You might be ready for a re-run': Will Usain Bolt accept this cheeky offer from his biggest royal fan Prince Harry?

Prince Harry wished his sprint-legend pal a happy birthday before laying down this challenge.

00:43
Police say the 12-time medallist and three other swimmers weren’t robbed.

'I'm embarrassed for myself' - US star swimmer apologises for made-up story

Speedo USA drops Lochte's sponsorship

Speedo USA drops Lochte's sponsorship

The company has said it could not condone his actions following his drunken incident.

02:20
The Olympic pole-vaulter and the pop-star both attended Takapuna Grammar on the North Shore.

The Auckland school that helped Eliza McCartney and Lorde to global success

The Olympic pole-vaulter and the pop-star both attended Takapuna Grammar on the North Shore.

00:39
The pole vault star was in hot demand as New Zealand’s medal winners got together for a catch-up ahead of the closing ceremony.

Opinion: This has been the Olympics for the little guy, and we should love everything about that

Five countries claimed their first ever gold and surprise medallists from our own backyard have been just as special, writes Brodyn Knuckey.

Members of Team New Zealand take part in the 'Heroes of the Games' segment during the Closing Ceremony.

Rio Live: Rio passes Olympic flag to Tokyo as 2016 Games declared over

Recap the highlights as Rio 2016 came to a close.

It is both the Rio Games and the hunger games for our presenter at the Olympics.

Peter Williams: My family was unwittingly caught up in Olympic ticket scam

The Irish Olympic Committee ticket scalping scandal left our Rio presenter wondering if he had been caught up in it.

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