Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

Waste audit results revealed

Friday December 22, 2017

The Ministry of Infrastructure conducted a solid waste audit on Rarotonga over two weeks during November, with waste from 502 households collected and inspected.

No-baggage flight angers passengers

Friday December 22, 2017

Saturday morning’s Jetstar flight from Auckland to Rarotonga which arrived with none of the passengers’ luggage on board has had frustrating consequences for a group who travelled to the island for a wedding.

Superb views and authentic island feel

Thursday December 21, 2017

If you are looking for a somewhere that provides an authentic island feel, relaxed vibes and a stunning view, look no further than the Shipwreck Hut in Arorangi.

Exciting times for NRL stars

Wednesday December 20, 2017

Although the NRL season for 2018 is in its quiet period, it seems to be exciting times for a number of the star Kuki players.

Jetstar leaves bags in NZ

Wednesday December 20, 2017

A returning Cook Islander had the first week of his visit to Rarotonga ruined when Jetstar left his and every other passenger’s luggage in New Zealand.

$120,000 Christmas gift for NGOs

Monday December 18, 2017

Seven local non-government organisations (NGOs) received an early Christmas present on Thursday morning, when the government signed over $120,000 through the Social Impact Fund (SIF).

Huge welcome for netballers

Thursday December 14, 2017

The Rarotonga-based girls of the champion Cook Islands netball team returned home Tuesday afternoon to a packed airport crowd.

While it was business as usual for the Turangi women’s cricket team on finals day at the weekend, the club’s stranglehold on men’s cricket was broken as Tupapa Panthers stole their crown in spectacular fashion.

Netball eyes top 20

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Netball Cook Islands’ stunning success at the Nations Cup could catapult the team into the world’s top 20 once they are eligible for an official ranking.

Beddoes wins gold at Mini Games

Tuesday December 12, 2017

Two more medals have been added to the Cook Islands growing collection at the Vanuatu Mini Games, including a first gold, won by Alex Beddoes in the men’s 800 metres.

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