New Zealand's Olympic Athletes Go For The...Marmite
August 2, 2012 3:08:00 am
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New Zealand's Olympians have some extra motivation to win a medal: they are also competing for marmite. The country's only marmite maker was shut down in an earthquake, but one grocery chain found a stash and is awarding the jars to medal-winning athletes.
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