Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

Holmes put on notice

Friday March 23, 2018

Cook Islander Valentine Holmes has been put on notice by the Queensland coach Kevin Walters, who has declared that Greg Inglis will be an automatic selection come State of Origin time.

The Crimes Bill 2017 needs changes to expand, clarify and update some of its provisions regarding sexual offences, says Cook Islands Family Welfare representative Polly Tongia.

The secretary of the Cook Islands Voyaging Society (CIVS) has clarified comments she made earlier this week about the $100,000 she said was urgently needed for repairs to the damaged vaka Marumaru Atua.

The Cook Islands’ is back in the running to compete in the 2019 Rugby World Cup after Tahiti’s win against the local team last year was overturned by World Rugby.

Netball team ready for rebound

Thursday March 22, 2018

The Ngatangiia/ Matavera premier netball team is ready to bounce back this week as they host Titikaveka in the competition this Saturday.

Takairangi fractures eye socket

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Cook Islander Brad Takairangi is expected to be out until week 10 of the NRL season, after copping a stray elbow to the face this past weekend.

Kukis among 1000 at tag

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Cook Islands representatives were part of the 1000 youngsters that converged in Auckland to participate in the Junior Oceania Tag Football (JOTF) tournament last week.

Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) is involved in a project to solve issues with the water supply at Tamarua village in Mangaia.

Vaka project short by $100,000

Tuesday March 20, 2018

The Voyaging Society have said that they desperately need $100,000 if there is any hope for repair work to start on damaged vaka Marumaru Atua this year.

This is the fifth and final in a series of CINews articles on the new National Culture Policy initiated by the Ministry of Cultural Development. The policy addresses five strategic goals, and while its effects may not be noticed until later this year, it will introduce a number of significant changes. The final strategic goal is support and coordination.

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