Kotaa Gliders have pulled out of the Raro Sevens Tournament at the 11th hour.
The bad weather caused by strong anti-cyclonic winds moving east across the Pacific Ocean is expected to start clearing up from today, says Cook Islands Meteorological Service director Arona Ngari.
The Cook Islands has decided to put its ratification of the regional trade deal known as PACER (Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations) Plus on hold.
Cook Islands Sevens coach Vase Samania will use the Raro Sevens Tournament, which starts this Thursday at the BCI Stadium, as the final build-up for the Oceania Sevens Championship to be held in Fiji next weekend.
Despite a $75 million bill that the government is paying for the Te Mato Vai project, financial secretary Garth Henderson says it is still “affordable”.