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The hard work has paid off for Jared Paku, Raymond Seumanu, and Manawa Lambert who have been become national champions. PHOTO: Dan Whitfield

Continued from page 1. At the New Zealand Boxing Championships, Jared and Manawa boxed in the cadet division, while Raymond boxed in the junior division. Wainuiomata Boxing Club head coach Craig Bennett said it was good for the club and

Jared, Raymond, and Manawa individually to come away with national titles. He said it was a good result and ticked the boxes, but was about the boys and the effort they put in. The New Zealand Boxing Championships was Manawa’s

first national competition – it was Jared’s second and Raymond’s fifth time at the event. Earlier this year, the trio also took out top spots at the Central North Island Championships held in Rotorua. Jared and Manawa competed in one and a half minute bouts

while Raymond was required to box for two minutes. This year’s event was held at Rotorua’s Energy Events Centre on September 11-15. Wainuiomata Boxing Club is one of Wainuiomata’s many sporting clubs and was started in the 1950s.

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