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Basketball season ends on a high

Wednesday 6 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

After eight weeks of growth and development in basketball with what started as a small committee of passionate basketball players - has resulted in a tightly knit group who are dedicated to continuing their slow and steady progress in developing the sport.

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Basketballers step closer to final leap

Wednesday 29 September 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

The Avaiki Basketball Tournament saw a slamming night of semi-final games take place on Wednesday last week at the Papa’aroa Hall. Every team fought aggressively, desperate not to be eliminated and to make it into the top eight teams who will play at tonight’s finale of the basketball season.

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Basketballers step up for the big bounce

Wednesday 22 September 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

Week six of the Avaiki Basketball Tournament took place on Wednesday last week with more heat seen on the courts as the semi-final and final games are approaching quickly - set to take place this week and next.

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Basketballers keep a bounce in their step

Thursday 16 September 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Basketball, Sports

More talent has been seen during week five of the Avaiki Basketball Tournament. It was jam packed on Wednesday last week with many exciting games played on the court.

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Young basketballers stay on game

Wednesday 8 September 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

A list of promising young basketball players are continuing to show their growing potential as the Avaiki Basketball Tournament which has been running for four weeks now progresses.

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Basketball gains momentum

Tuesday 31 August 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

The third week of the Avaiki Basketball Tournament saw players continuing to find their tune in terms of skills, with some definite improvement from the first two weeks being shown on the court.

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B’ball receives exemption to hold games

Friday 20 August 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

The Avaiki Basketball Tournament held eight matches on Wednesday after the organising committee was granted permission from Te Marae Ora (TMO) Ministry of Health.

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Basketball players find their rhythm

Wednesday 18 August 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Basketball, Sports

Week one of the Avaiki Development Basketball Tournament took place on Wednesday last week at the Papaaroa Hall with a slamming start to the season. The tournament is set to run over seven weeks.

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Basketball tournament gets underway

Wednesday 11 August 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Basketball, Sports

The second annual basketball tournament set up to encourage and expand the sport in Rarotonga will take place today at the Papaaroa Hall. Alana Musselle reports.

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Basketball federation to focus on local youth

Thursday 20 May 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Basketball, Sports

A bright future awaits the Cook Islands following a successful Cook Islands Youth Games that showed a glimpse of the country’s next basketball standouts.

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Game time for 3x3 basketball at beach games

Wednesday 13 January 2021 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Basketball, Sports

The 3x3 basketball competition at the Cook Islands Beach Games 2021 got off to a flying start on Tuesday at the Nikao courts.

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Cook Islander flies high in NZ

Thursday 7 January 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Basketball, Sports

Rising from their humble beginnings in the Pacific, Cook Islands' Terai Ma Teata Elia (formerly Terai Sadler), Fiji’s Letava Whippy, Dalen Pilitati, and Te Araroa Sapoaga rose to the occasion and made strides in the prestigious Sal’s 18in18 New Zealand Women's National Basketball League.

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U16 Northern Stars make a clean sweep

Saturday 19 December 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Basketball, Sports

Northern Stars have won both the U16 Boys and Girls 5X5 Avaiki Basketball Competition.

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Domestic basketball competition enters semis

Wednesday 9 December 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Basketball, Sports

After six weeks of the 5X5 Rarotonga Basketball Competition, today teams will be battling for the top spot in the final play offs.

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Northern Stars – the team to watch out for in 5x5 basketball

Wednesday 25 November 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Basketball, Sports

Rarotonga’s Northern Stars team continues to take the lead in the 5X5 basketball tournament that is expected to end on a high note next month. Organiser Puna Vano said the U16 boys’ and girls’ teams remain unbeaten since the start of the tournament and they are the team to watch out for as the semi-finals […]

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Teamwork and talent on the court

Wednesday 4 November 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Basketball, Sports

A 5x5 basketball tournament kicks off on Rarotonga today.

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Basketball comp starts today

Wednesday 28 October 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Basketball, Sports

A 5X5 basketball competition starts Wednesday at Papaaroa Seventh Day Adventist Hall.

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