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The International Paralympic Committee is reportedly facing a major new financial crisis linked to Rio 2016.
The achievements of New Zealand's successful Rio Paralympic team are being officially celebrated in Auckland this afternoon. Video
One of New Zealand's most successful ever Paralympic teams has arrived home to a warm and vibrant reception from fans and families.
Rio de Janeiro has said goodbye to the first Paralympics held in South America in a blaze of fireworks and Samba.
NZ's Paralympics team exceeds its medal target. We talk to Paralympics NZ chief executive Fiona Allan, who says the team's performance was outstanding. Audio
Rio 2016 Paralympics - The Paralympian Liam Malone has been chosen carry the New Zealand flag into Maracanã Stadium for the Closing Ceremony in Rio.
New Zealand teenage Paralympian William Stedman has won bronze in the men's 800m T36 final at the 2016 Rio games.
The New Zealand Paralympic cyclist Emma Foy has won bronze in the women's road race in Rio.
Teenage New Zealand runner William Stedman has won bronze in his men's 400m sprint at the Rio Paralympics.
Rio Paralympics coming to a close as New Zealand team already meets its medal target - and wins a few international fans as well. Audio
First time Paralympian Liam Malone has won gold again - and has broken an Oscar Pistorius record. Audio
Paralympian, swimmer Sophie Pascoe says she now faces a new challenge - learning how to relax.. She speaks to sports editor Stephen Hewson. Audio
The New Zealand shot putter Jessica Hamill has won a bronze medal at the Paralympics in Rio.
Coming to grips with time off rather than her success is proving the biggest challenge for New Zealand's most decorated paralympic athlete Sophie Pascoe.
As her hand hit the end of the pool this morning, Sophie Pascoe became New Zealand's most decorated Paralympian of all time - and one of the country's greatest ever athletes. Audio
Rio 2016 Paralympics - Sophie Pascoe won her fifth medal of the Games with silver in her 100m freestyle final, becoming the country's highest medal winning Paralympian.
The New Zealand swimmer Nikita Howarth has won her second medal at the Rio Paralympics, storming to gold in her 200m individual medley final.
Rio 2016 Paralympics - New Zealand flag bearer Holly Robinson has won silver in her women's javelin event at the Rio Paralympics.
Holly Robinson, the Dunedin athlete who carried the NZ flag at the opening of the Rio paralympics has been awarded a silver overnight in the women's javelin event. Audio
New Zealand's most successful Paralympian Sophie Pascoe says she wasn't aware she'd surpassed the legendary Eve Rimmer until she got out of the pool in Rio. Video, Audio