Behind the mini-doco series that explores Jonah Lomu's amazing life

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Friday, 20 July 2018, 4:53PM
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The life of All Black legend Jonah Lomu is set to be told in the two-part mini-series Jonah, The Untold Story.

The legendary All Black died on November 18, 2015 of a heart attack following a long battle with kidney failure.

Not only did he leave behind a wife, Nadene, and two sons, but a legion of fans around the world.

New Zealand is a country blessed with many sporting legends, but Lomu stood above them all.

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Jonah, The Untold Story will explore the phenomenal tale of the boy from Tonga who took New Zealand and the rugby world by storm.

Jonah's wife Nadene said it's been a "heart-breaking and emotional journey" making the show.

"I appreciate the efforts of all involved in bringing Jonah's story to live," she said.