18 year old Beaudine Waaka of Ruatoki is one of twelve players that has been chosen in a NZ Emerging Sevens Team to play in Fiji this weekend.

Beaudine Waaka is one of twelve players chosen for the NZ Emerging Sevens Team following the National Rugby Sevens played in Queenstown last weekend.

It is hoped when the time presents itself, Beaudine Waaka will be selected in the NZ Team going to Rio De Janeiro where the Rugby Sevens Competition will be on the programme.

Tena pea ka waimarie a Beaudein Waaka o Ruatoki ki te taumahekeheke o Rio De Janeiro a te tau rua mano ngahuru ma ono. Ta te mea katahi ano a Beaudein Waaka ka whiria ki roto i te kapa whutuporo tokowhitu e takaro ana i Whiti a enei rangi whakata. Ko Beaudein Waaka tetahi o nga kaitakaro tekau ma rua i whiria ki te kapa Emerging Tokowhitu no muri mai i te whakataetae Whutuporo Tokowhitu a Motu i era rangi whakata pahore i tu ki Tāhuna. Hoi ano kei Ngamotu a Beaudein Waaka e noho ana otira ko ia tetahi i roto i te kapa Taranaki nana i toa i Tāhuna kia patua te kapa Te Raki Paewhenua i te whiringa toa. Hei te purongo kei te manako a Beaudein Waaka ekene ka tae mai te wa kua whiwhi turanga ia i te kapa Aotearoa e haere ana ki Rio De Janeiro ina ka uru te whakataetae whutuporo tokowhitu ki tera whenua e korero ana i te reo paniora.