The Tokyo Olympics are about to kick off, and some of our country's best sports stars are set to represent New Zealand on the world stage.
The opening ceremony takes place on Friday (about 11pm NZ time), and the Games will run through until August 8.
Over the next two-and-a-half weeks, some of the world’s best athletes competing in a range of sports will battle it out in Tokyo in the hopes of walking away with a medal.
So get your New Zealand flags and popcorn ready and sign up for our Tokyo Olympics newsletter to have all the highlights, talking points, medal tally and analysis delivered to your inbox every day. Click here.
We'll also be live blogging our Kiwi athletes' events every day of the Games. Just bookmark this page to stay up to date.
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We are getting ready for our book fair in September. Tidy up your bookcase and bring us your surplus books. Books, jigsaws and children's games can be dropped off at St James' Church, 71 Woburn Road, Lower Hutt, 9am-noon, Tuesday to Friday.