Cook Islands Rugby Union (CIRU) received new rugby equipment from the New Zealand government and the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Aid and Trade to help them further their development programmes to schools around Rarotonga as well as the Pa Enua.
Sweat and heat on the squash courts from the recently completed BSP Business House Tournament has barely evaporated as the local squash club rolls out another tournament starting on Monday, June 21 in the Cook Islands Squash Freshmen Tournament.
In a first, the mamas led the way in the inaugural Queen’s Birthday Mamas fishing tournament, with the winners netting a hefty yellowfin during the tournament which was held in Aitutaki earlier this week.
As the North Otago Rugby Union’s connection with the Cook Islands continues to grow, more players are taking up opportunities in Oamaru. Kayla Hodge catches up with Alistair Newbigging and Olive Willie who have joined the Waitaki Boys’ High School First XV.