Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

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.

Sevens bomb out of pool play

Saturday April 07, 2018

The Cook Islands went winless in the Hong Kong Sevens qualifiers, suffering heavy loses to both Ireland and Uruguay on the first day before narrowly losing to Jamaica yesterday afternoon.

Tag players in form for world cup

Saturday April 07, 2018

The Cook Islands are heading into the Tag Football World Cup this November in top form, having been named the second overall nation at the recent Junior Oceania Tournament in Auckland.

It’s a bad sign when basically every character in a movie you’re watching turns out to be bland or annoying.

The deadline to apply for the two-day confidence workshop beginning on April 18 has been extended past the original March 30 date, and is now next Friday.

Margaret Matenga claims ongoing corruption and bias within the CIP led to her decision to withdraw as the Titikaveka Cook Islands Party (TCIP) nominee. 

Eels just ahead of Panthers

Thursday April 05, 2018

With their spectacular 64-10 win over the Takuvaine Warriors last week, the Tupapa Panthers are hot on the heels of the first-placed Avatiu/Nikao Eels in the domestic rugby league competition.

Sevens team adjusting to HK

Wednesday April 04, 2018

The fanfare that the Cook Islands sevens team has received since their arrival in Hong Kong will not distract them from their ultimate goal of qualifying for the World Sevens Series circuit, says team manager Simon Iopu.

Back-to-back wins for the Ngatangiia/ Matavera Sea Eagles over top four contenders has thrown the door open as to who will be competing for the title come the end of the domestic rugby league season.

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