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Youngsters make Olympic debut

Monday 2 August 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports, Tokyo Olympics

Young Cook Islands kayakers Jade Tierney and Kohl Tamarua-Horton made their Olympic debut at Tokyo Olympics in Japan yesterday.

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Impressive finish for Nicholas

Wednesday 28 July 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Paddling, Sports

From personal bests to semi-final finish, Team Cook Islands are off to a roaring start at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

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Nicholas into semis at Tokyo Olympics

Monday 26 July 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports

Cook Islands paddler Jane Nicholas has made it into the semi-finals of the K1 Women’s at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan.

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Local kayakers impress

Tuesday 25 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports

The Canoe and Kayak Cook Islands team of four, Jade and Lily Tierney, Kohl Tamarua – Horton, and Ollie Dearlove, recently returned from the NZCT New Zealand National Sprint Championships with some very pleasing results.

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Nicholas impresses at North Island Champs

Saturday 22 May 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Paddling, Sports

Kawerau in the North Island of New Zealand yesterday turned on a spectacular winter’s day for the North Island Championships ensuring some great racing from Cook Islands’ Olympic boat Jane Nicholas and the New Zealand Olympic team.

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If you can’t beat them, dress better than them!

Tuesday 4 May 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports

Nikao beach was buzzing with excitement on Saturday as teams comprising rookie and experienced paddlers battled for top prizes in the annual Oe Vaka V12 Corporate Races.

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Paddling against Covid current

Thursday 29 April 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Paddling, Sports

Cook Islands Canoeing Association is hosting its annual Corporate V12 Oe Vaka Races this Saturday in Nikao, starting at midday.

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Paddling for island pride

Wednesday 16 September 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Paddling

The upcoming Cook Islands Games has brought about a huge resurgence to the sport of oe vaka.

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Rookie's whale of a time

Tuesday 18 August 2020 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Paddling

Paddlers impress in the national singles competition on Saturday.

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Kite-licious all the way

Friday 14 August 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Paddling

The annual Oe Vaka Corporate Race Day brings the best out of amateur paddlers.

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Increase in V6 paddlers

Thursday 9 July 2020 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Paddling

The second round of racing on the Cook Islands canoeing calendar saw an increase in numbers for both the V6 and the singles races.

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Junior paddlers impressive on the water

Tuesday 23 June 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Paddling

Juniors paddle with heart in testing conditions.

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Nicholas honoured with award

Thursday 28 May 2020 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Paddling

Jane Nicholas is gutted not to pick up her award and thank everyone in person.

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'We conquered the cold and paddled to victory in our hearts'

Wednesday 26 February 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Paddling

For the first Cook Islands women’s team to compete in Takapuna’s 42km relay, the other paddlers weren’t their real opponents. It was the cold.

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National kayakers impress

Saturday 22 February 2020 | Published in Paddling

The two Canoe and Kayak Cook Islands teams who competed in prestigious events in Australia and New Zealand have returned with good results.

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Third spot for local paddlers

Saturday 15 February 2020 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Paddling

The Cook Islands female paddlers are jubilant to place third in the New Zealand open women’s Takapuna Beach Cup 42 km race. They received their medals yesterday wearing our signature ei katu.

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Female paddlers set for Takapuna Beach Cup debut

Thursday 13 February 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Paddling

For the first time, 10 Cook Islands female paddlers – from a teenager to a mother in her fit fifties – will compete at the Takapuna Beach Cup 42km Race in New Zealand.

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Kayakers face Olympics test

Wednesday 5 February 2020 | Published in Paddling

In less than a week, Canoe & Kayak Cook Islands will be in two different countries, competing at two different events on the same weekend.

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In their DNA: Nicholas siblings paddle all the way to Olympics

Tuesday 4 February 2020 | Written by Katrina Lintonbon | Published in Paddling

Both Jane and Bryden have now qualified to compete in the C1 and K1 events, for Cook Islands.

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Paddling to the podium

Wednesday 22 January 2020 | Written by Rashneel Kumar | Published in Paddling

Jane Nicholas is looking forward to a tougher competition in next weekend’s Oceania Championships.

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