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    Blair Tuke, who was born in Kawakawa in 1989, helped create a bit of sports history when he and Peter Burling won the silver medal in the 49er sailing at the 2012 London Olympics. It was New Zealand’s 100th Olympic medal, stretching right back to Harry Herr, who won a walking bronze medal in 1908.

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    Peter Burling and Blair Tuke created a bit of New Zealand sports history when they won the silver medal in the 49er sailing at the 2012 London Olympic Games. The yachtsmen’s medal was the 100th won by New Zealanders at the Olympics, since the Harry Kerr won a walking bronze medal in 1908.