When I talked to Margie Matenga yesterday, the netball legend was busy with a crying toddler: her grand-daughter Rain, 2, whom she was looking after while Rain’s mum led the Black Pearls into last night’s Pacific Games netball final.
In association with the Ui Ariki, Cook Islands News asked our community what Reo Maori names they would suggest to replace Kuki Airani. Here is a small sample of the ideas.
POP QUIZ: NaCL is the formula of Sodium chloride, a strongly-flavoured chemical compound that is key to one of the proposed means of disinfecting Rarotonga’s drinking water. Consumed in sufficient quantities it causes poisoning and death.