Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

Te Mato Vai project to cost more

Thursday April 12, 2018

Finance minister Mark Brown has admitted that the Te Mato Vai project will cost more than the $60 million that was first indicated.

Carpark wiped out in Muri deluge

Wednesday April 11, 2018

A substantial amount of land at Koka Lagoon Cruise site in Muri has been wiped away following the immense rainfall on Monday night.

World Cup in their sight

Wednesday April 11, 2018

The Cook Islands contingent of the national netball squad that will feature at the World Cup qualifiers in Auckland next week, will leave Rarotonga today.

Praise for bowlers

Wednesday April 11, 2018

Former minister of sport Mark Brown has congratulated lawn bowler’s Taiki Paniani and Aidan Zittersteijn for their historic bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Recently-appointed Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) president Sean Smith comes into the role during one of the most exciting times for the local sporting scene.

Last week’s state visit by a Cook Islands delegation to New Zealand saw more ideas progress in seven days than the Cook Islands have likely seen over the past four years.

Outgoing Cook Islands National Council of Women (CINCW) president Vaine Wichman said that the council has made a “fantastic” choice in her replacement, Rebecca Hosking-Ellis.

Atiuan woman of the month

Monday April 09, 2018

Matakana John was crowned as Atiu’s first Woman of the Month last Thursday.

New Zealand Prime Minister’s Pacific Youth Awards finalist Fe’ena Syme-Buchanan said that it was an “absolute honour” to represent her “little paradise”, the Cook Islands, at the awards dinner last month.

Netball names national squad

Monday April 09, 2018

The Netball Cook Islands (NCI) national squad gathered in Auckland, New Zealand on the weekend of March 10-12 for their three-day camp leading into World Oceania Qualifiers to be held in Auckland 17-21 April.

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