Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Gym joins fight against plastic

Thursday October 18, 2018

Fitness fanatic Geoffrey Halston is leading the way in the fight against single-use plastic water bottles by banning them at his gym, Tumuora CrossFit, in Arorangi.

Residents wary of Tri challenge

Wednesday October 17, 2018

The stage is set for the Tri-Series rugby league battle which starts this Saturday at the BCI Stadium in Nikao.

The inaugural holiday programme to teach Rarotonga children the local culture and way of life through farming and other activities has been hailed a huge success.

Glassie warns of looming crisis

Wednesday October 17, 2018

A former government minister is warning the Cook Islands faces a similar situation to the 1996 economic crisis that almost left the country bankrupt.

Favourites into netball final

Tuesday October 16, 2018

Favourites Avatiu Dragonflies and Titikaveka Pearls are through to the Rising Stars Netball Championship final after an impressive show in the semifinals over the weekend.

Manatoa win Steinlager Sevens

Monday October 15, 2018

Manatoa claimed the first Steinlager Sevens, held at The Swamp in Avatiu on Saturday.

Fijians meet to celebrate Fiji Day

Monday October 15, 2018

The Fijian community in the Cook Islands gathered on Saturday to celebrate their country’s 48th anniversary of independence.

Unbeaten Tupapa takes on Nikao

Saturday October 13, 2018

The unbeaten Tupapa and Nikao will go head to head in the feature men’s match in round four of the Rarotonga Club Cricket competition today at Victoria Park.

Golfers head into club finals

Saturday October 13, 2018

An interesting tussle looms in the Rarotonga Golf Club (RGC) Championship finals today at the Nikao golf course.

In the feature senior men’s battle, veteran Ned Howard will go head to head against Daniel Webb in an exciting test.

RGC president George George said on paper Howard was the favourite, but Webb could prove the critics wrong on the day.

“It will be an interesting one. Both of them are very good golfers and it can be anyone on the day,” George said.

In the senior women’s final, young Memory Akama will be up against experienced Kurai Foster.

George said apart from the senior division, the veterans battle would be the one to watch out for.

In the veteran ladies, Tuaine Marsters will face Alice Pilkinton.

“These two have been battling each other from the junior grade and they are still on it. Their match will surely be a good one to look out for,” George said.

In the veteran men’s competition, Enoka Bishop will be up against Murray McDonald.

“Enoka has been on form lately but Murray is a very steady golfer so it will be another close contest.”

The end of year prize giving will be held following the finals. The theme is island wear.



Junior B Men – 7.40am (Steven Kavana & Tangi Amataiti), Junior Ladies – 7.48am (Jacqui Lemaire & Sebon Will), Junior Men – 7.56am (Katoa Banaba Jnr & Jimmy Teokotai), Intermediate Ladies – 8.04am (Moeroa Matheson & Alice Mitchell), Intermediate Men – 8.12am (Eddie Tuaati & John Teiti), Senior Ladies – 8.20am (Memory Akama & Kurai Foster), Senior Men – 8.28am (Ned Howard & Daniel Webb), Veteran Ladies – 12 noon (Tuaine Marsters & Alice Pilkinton), Veteran Men – 12.08 (Enoka Bishop & Murray McDonald)

Clubs to battle for Sevens title

Saturday October 13, 2018

Six teams will battle it out in the Steinlager Sevens Tournament which will be held today at The Swamp in Avatiu.

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