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London Olympics: NZ Team returns to massive media turnout

'Peter Burling (49er - Silver), Jo Aleh (Womens 470 - Gold), Olivia Powrie (Womens 470 Gold), Blair Tuke (49er - Silver) on their arrival at Auckland Airport'    Richard Gladwell    Click Here to view large photo

The only show in town, today, was the return of the New Zealand Olympic Team, to Auckland.

Arriving in two waves, most of the medalists were on the second flight including the NZ Rowing Team and the NZ Sailing team.

Sail-World's camera was there to capture the moment and see the medal winning sailors get the full treatment in the media scrum gathered outside the International Arrivals exit at Auckland International Airport.

470 Womens Gold Medalist, Olivia Powrie being interviewed on her return to Auckland -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Media scrum around Gold medal winning rower, Mahe Drysdale -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

470 Womens Gold Medalist, Jo Aleh being interviewed on her return to Auckland -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

49er Silver medalist, Peter Burling being interviewed on the Olympic Team’s return to New Zealand -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

470 Womens Gold Medalist, Jo Aleh being interviewed on her return to Auckland -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

470 Womens Gold Medalist, Olivia Powrie being interviewed on her return to Auckland -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Olivia Powrie (Womens 470 Gold), Jo Aleh (Womens 470 - Gold) sport thier families and friends on their arrival at Auckland Airport -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Jo Aleh (Womens 470 - Gold), Olivia Powrie (Womens 470 Gold) on their arrival at Auckland Airport -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

470 Womens Gold Medalists, Jo Aleh (left) and Olivia Powrie (right) being interviewed on their return to Auckland -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

Jo Aleh (Womens 470 - Gold), Olivia Powrie (Womens 470 Gold), on their arrival at Auckland Airport -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo

New Zealand Sailing Team - supporters crew shirt -  Richard Gladwell   Click Here to view large photo


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