Conor Leathley

Conor Leathley

USP finances prompt verbal stoush

Tuesday February 06, 2018

The 50th anniversary of the University of the South Pacific on Wednesday night saw finance minister Mark Brown and USP campus director Rod Dixon disagree about how much money is actually available to the university from the government.

Stanaway stars but ABs fall flat

Monday February 05, 2018

Cook Islander Teddy Stanaway continues to make a name for himself on the international sevens stage, despite an unsatisfactory result this weekend at the Hamilton Sevens in New Zealand.

Last Wednesday at the Nikao sports field saw an exciting round of games in the Bluesky Touch Competition.

A masterclass in batting saw Country cruise to a six-wicket victory over Town in the third annual 21 South Group Vaka of Origin Series.

Thursday night saw the screening of the impactful documentary A Plastic Ocean, which gave a glimpse into the damage that plastic is doing to the environment.

In the wake of a tragic shooting incident on Rarotonga two years ago which left three people dead, the health ministry is to hire a clinical psychologist to assess the mental health of prisoners at Arorangi Prison.

Palmerston online education plea...

Monday February 05, 2018

A Palmerston official has made an impassioned plea to telecoms minister Mark Brown to improve their online service.

Netball push for healthy lifestyles

Friday February 02, 2018

Titikaveka College was visited by two high-ranking Cook Islands Netball officials and a local MP on Wednesday, as part of the Healthy Lifestyle Programme.

Nati puts hand up for Nines contest

Friday February 02, 2018

The Cook Islands has received a massive boost ahead of the Commonwealth Nines competition in Brisbane later this month, with Kiwi Ferns stand-off Kimiora Nati pledging her allegiance to the squad.

Waste issues worse on outer islands

Friday February 02, 2018

Rarotonga residents have well-documented problems with their waste disposal practices, but on the outer islands, the situation is even worse.

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