Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

A blessing in disguise

Saturday June 06, 2020

Cook Islands Rugby Union’s new president says Covid-19 shifted their focus to local competition and grassroots development.

Rugby star Matt Johnson has come off life support after multiple open heart surgeries in Auckland this week. 

Some regular visitors to Cook Islands are back – and earlier than expected. Covid-19 travel restrictions are still keeping tourists away, but the mighty humpbacks have returned.

Cook Islander Dave Rennie will start his term as the new Wallabies head coach next month.

Kumete cycling

Friday June 05, 2020

The Queen’s Birthday weekend saw the first part of this year’s Kumete programme with the Kumete cycle race on Saturday run by the Cook Islands Cycling Federation.

Hope for rugby star in coma

Friday June 05, 2020

The Johnson family in Rarotonga is sleepless with worry about their New Zealand-based son Matt.

Skipper Glenn sidelined again

Thursday June 04, 2020

Alex Glenn underwent surgery after suffering major cut to his calf muscle in last week’s NRL clash. 

Cook Islands Badminton celebrated the end of term one classes with a Queen’s Birthday Weekend Tournament.

New questions over $12 million Air New Zealand subsidy amid plans to resume flights. 

Border begins to open

Thursday June 04, 2020

The quarantine-free invitation to Cook Islanders and work permit holders to return home is the first step in bringing back the tourists.

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