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Week Seven begins with Mid Canterbury hosting Horowhenua Kapiti, with the visitors looking to record their first ever win against their rivals.
Poverty Bay travels to the Paeroa Domain to play a Thames Valley team they have never lost to in six attempts, with their 2007 visit to Gisborne in the Lochore Cup semi-finals resulting in a 65-3 win.
West Coast play South Canterbury in Timaru, with the hosts only victory against their upcoming rivals coming in 2008; while East Coast and Kind Country will square off in Taupo.
The ladder leaders wrap up action as the Bush hosts North Otago, while Buller welcomes Wanganui.
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