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Friday 29 November 2019 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Local

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Father-of-two dies from infection caught playing sports in Thailand
Mitiaro born and bred Teremoana Tuakana, a New Zealand wheelchair basketball player, died on Sunday from an infection. 19112713

The Mitiaro man rebuilt his life after being paralysed in a Cook Islands bike crash; this week his family were mourning his unexpected death. Rashneel Kumar and NZ Herald report.

The Mitiaro man rebuilt his life after being paralysed in a Cook Islands bike crash; this week his family were mourning his unexpected death. Rashneel Kumar and NZ Herald report.


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