Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

Matenga to run as independent

Wednesday April 04, 2018

Margaret Matenga has announced that she will run as an independent for the Titikaveka constituency in the 2018 General Election, in a bid to avoid “corrosive” party politics.

John Tierney honoured by CGF

Tuesday April 03, 2018

Cook Islander John Tierney is the proud recipient of a Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) Honorary Life Membership for his services to sports in his country over the past 40 years.

Four weekends removed from their last loss, the Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles are locked into third spot on the domestic rugby league ladder after their outstanding 46-24 home victory over the Arorangi Bears.

The Cook Islands Electoral Office will be put under a huge strain should rumours be confirmed and a snap election is called.

Before departing to participate in the Hong Kong Sevens tournament, the Cook Islands national sevens team were presented with $10,000 raised with the aim of putting a bit of money back in their pockets.

Climate change costing big deal

Saturday March 31, 2018

Director of Climate Change Cook Islands, Wayne King says the costing of climate change was a big topic of discussion with the New Zealand delegation during their “Pacific Reset” mission to the Cook Islands and other Pacific Islands recently.

Third-place battle at Muri

Thursday March 29, 2018

A titanic clash is expected this evening as the third-placed Arorangi Bears travel to Nukupure Park in Muri to take on the in-form Ngatangiia/Matavera Sea Eagles at 5pm.

The organiser of last week’s radiothon, for the house that burned down in Atupa, has asked those who have yet to pay their contribution to please do so.

Short films feature in NZ festival

Thursday March 29, 2018

Three Cook Islands short films created September last year as part of the “Through Our Lens” project screened at the Maoriland Film Festival in New Zealand last Thursday (CI time).

Netball CI appoints new president

Wednesday March 28, 2018

Mii Maui has been announced as the new president of Netball Cook Islands, taking over in one of the most important years for the sporting code in recent memory.

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