Cook Islands representatives were part of the 1000 youngsters that converged in Auckland to participate in the Junior Oceania Tag Football (JOTF) tournament last week.
The Voyaging Society have said that they desperately need $100,000 if there is any hope for repair work to start on damaged vaka Marumaru Atua this year.
This is the fifth and final in a series of CINews articles on the new National Culture Policy initiated by the Ministry of Cultural Development. The policy addresses five strategic goals, and while its effects may not be noticed until later this year, it will introduce a number of significant changes. The final strategic goal is support and coordination.
The possible graduation of the Cook Islands to developed status is a much more pressing issue than any possible bid for the country to join the United Nations, says New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern.
The final weekend of the netball Premier League Competition resulted in a number of closely-fought clashes, with two matches finishing in draws.