Former national sprinter Patricia Taea found herself in an unfamiliar territory yesterday – off the track – at the annual primary schools athletics competition.
Some couples we know arrived from New Zealand at the weekend. Another family, close friends of our, flew in last night to stay with us. More families arrive in the next few days.
The mama at the sausages and drinks shop at Raemaru Park reckons this weekend was the first time Arorangi had ever hosted the rugby final.
What is a conduct issue?
That’s the question left hanging in the air by Public Service Commissioner Russell Thomas’ explanation of why he has stood down Diane Charlie-Puna from her position.
The best thing about the Goldman Environmental Prize is that it recognises the efforts of the worker bee, not the leader whose job it is to celebrate and champion the honey.
It was no doubt humiliating for Cook Islands deputy prime minister Mark Brown to be excluded from the official photograph of delegates to the United Nations Climate Summit in New York this week.