The Cook Islands football men’s and women’s football teams were asked by their governing body to forfeit their playoff matches at the Pacific Games without the knowledge of Team Cook Islands management.
The Cook Islands swim team’s journey at the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands, has been nothing short of remarkable. The two swimmers and the management team will return home this week with seven medals and two games records, a testament to their hard work and determination.
The Cook Islands rugby league 9s teams that were stranded in New Zealand and Fiji on their way to the Solomon Islands due to flight cancellations had their perseverance rewarded when they won medals at the Pacific Games, reports Losirene Lacanivalu in Honiara.
Wesley Roberts, Cook Islands golden swimmer is not just celebrating the number of medals he won so far, but the fact that he will be graduating soon. Losirene Lacanivalu reports from the Pacific Games in Honiara.
The Cook Islands Rugby League Nines teams have launched a fundraising appeal after their travel plans to the upcoming Pacific Games in Solomon Islands were disrupted by a series of flight cancellations, forcing them to rebook multiple times and significantly draining their finances, reports Losirene Lacanivalu in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Fiji’s Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka was humbled by the support he received from Fijians residing and working in Rarotonga and Aitutaki during his weeklong visit for the 52nd Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting last week.
With the mission to provide exceptional clinical care for the people of Cook Islands, the Ministry of Health has been working closely with Pasifika Medical to provide and look after those who are referred to New Zealand for further care.