The final weekend of the netball Premier League Competition resulted in a number of closely-fought clashes, with two matches finishing in draws.
New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern will be treated to a demonstration by two under-10 netball teams from Ngatangiia and Tupapa when she arrives next month.
Nukutere College was the first school this week to receive the NetGo netball kits, as part of a directive to upskill teachers and encourage healthy lifestyles.
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.
Northern Ireland and Scotland are the first teams to make it through to the 2019 Netball World Cup 2019 from the regional qualifying competitions.
Netball Cook Islands coach and development officer John Glassie is determined to make sure that the achievements of 2017 are a stepping stone towards greater success.
The Nations Cup victory in Singapore over a week ago will boost the morale of the national players in lead up to the Oceania Qualifiers, says Cook Islands netball coach Dale Atkinson.