Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Browning wins women’s triathlon

Thursday March 28, 2019

Harriet Browning claimed the Cook Islands Triathlon Association’s 14th BSP Women’s Triathlon which was held at the Tikioki Tri site on Saturday last week.

Saying it with flowers

Thursday March 28, 2019

Visitors to Sylvia Marsters’ latest exhibition Tiare Taina are likely to be looking at the best artworks she has painted.

Port receives oil-spill gear

Wednesday March 27, 2019

Oil-spill equipment worth about $60,000 was presented to the Ministry of Transport which yesterday received the kind donation on behalf of the Cook Islands Ports Authority.

The first Parliamentary sitting for the year is expected to begin on April 8.

Sea Eagles win nail-biter

Monday March 25, 2019

Ngatangiia-Matavera Sea Eagles finished round one of the domestic rugby league competition undefeated after a superb win over the weekend.

Black Pearls finish second

Monday March 25, 2019

The Cook Islands netball side collected a silver medal at the Pacific Nations Cup in New Zealand over the weekend.

Discussion on student welfare

Monday March 25, 2019

Deliberating on the grievances of the students is the main agenda of the University of the South Pacific Student Association (USPSA) meeting in Rarotonga which starts today.

Govt surplus soars to $24m

Monday March 25, 2019

The government has posted a surplus of $23.63 million, which is about 54 per cent higher than the estimated sum for the second quarter of the 2018/19 financial year ending December 31, 2018.

Undefeated versus giantkillers

Saturday March 23, 2019

Ngatangiia Matavera Sea Eagles is a match away from achieving a milestone – finishing the opening round of domestic rugby league competition unbeaten.

Tessa Te Mata was appointed the New Zealand High Commissioner to the Cook Islands last year. Te Mata took over the role last month. She is the first female high commissioner in the Cook Islands and first woman of Pacific heritage to head a New Zealand diplomatic post in the Pacific. Te Mata, a qualified lawyer, is also of Cook Islands descent. CI News senior journalist Rashneel Kumar talked to Te Mata about her goals, challenges and anticipations in her new role.

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