A chance to help young players better connect with their cultural identity inspired Cook Islands international Will Samuel to return from his maiden overseas campaign at the Pacific Championships with an empowered passion to represent his nation.
We live in a highly commercialised, materialistic world, even here in Paradise. What do our children think Christmas is all about when they attend Christmas in the Park, only to see Minnie Mouse, Hello Kitty and Spider Man tossing candies and handing out gifts.
The annual regional fisheries meeting to discuss and address crucial matters concerning tuna fisheries and the marine ecosystems they inhabit began yesterday with a traditional welcome and official opening ceremony at the National Auditorium.
The thing most clear about Tim Arnold’s explanation of the historical decisions about the Sheraton is it’s all about the money (‘Pa Ariki acted in good faith, Crown must follow suit’, Cook Islands News, November 18). He didn’t deny she (Pa Ariki) received payments; he is arguing she didn’t receive enough money.
Will CISNOC (Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee) show us where their policy allows the Secretary General to leave his post and work for someone somewhere else and more to the point when and who made the policy? (CISNOC head’s remote work arrangement questioned, Cook Islands News, December 2).
South Korean mobile phone manufacturing company Samsung aims to foster a culture of innovative thinking and problem-solving among Cook Islands youth through the launch of design thinking innovative Solve for Tomorrow challenge.