Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

Touch battle heating up at Nikao

Wednesday February 28, 2018

Monday saw some thrilling clashes across the board in the Bluesky Women’s touch competition at Nikao Field.

Cook Islands Rugby League Association president Charles Carlson has congratulated the ‘awesome achievement’ of the rugby league women’s side, after they collected the bronze medal at the Commonwealth Competition 9s.

Early morning cleaner honoured

Tuesday February 27, 2018

The early morning hero of downtown Avarua, Ngatokorua Tariu, was honoured yesterday at the Ministry of Internal Affairs for his 60th birthday.

A hard running Tupapa Panthers side were able to capitalise on the mistakes of their Arorangi Bears opponents as they cruised to a 34-12 victory in the third round of the domestic rugby league competition on Saturday.

Touch continues after rain delay

Monday February 26, 2018

The Bluesky Touch competition will continue in earnest today, after Wednesday’s session was cancelled due to rain.

Tax measures ‘absolutely wrong’

Monday February 26, 2018

The announcement that some government departments will benefit from the massive tax write-off reminds former Finance minister Wilkie Rasmussen of the political misdeeds in the early 1990s.

Nowadays when a new movie rolls into Empire Cinema, it’s often something you’re already familiar with, like the latest instalment in a superhero franchise, an adaptation of some bestselling book, or an old classic remade for modern audiences.

Road repairs ‘deplorable’

Monday February 26, 2018

The deplorable state of sections of the Rarotonga road, particularly Muri and Titikaveka, has drawn the ire of Triad Group principal Chris Vaile, who has blasted the government for its waste of public money.

Spruce up at Opposition office

Saturday February 24, 2018

The Opposition Office is getting a makeover in anticipation of New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern’s Pacific Mission arrival to Rarotonga on March 6.

Netball demo for Jacinda

Friday February 23, 2018

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern will be treated to a demonstration by two under-10 netball teams from Ngatangiia and Tupapa when she arrives next month.

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