As a rainbow appeared after a slight drizzle on a dull Saturday afternoon, Nikao youngsters breathed new life into the Sokattak side after an impressive show to post a dazzling 2-1 win over Tupapa Maraerenga.
Local photographer and island personality Ronnie Siulepa was out and about with his camera on Saturday, busy taking photos at a variety of locations including the Rotary Bob Boyd Memorial Golf Ambrose Tournament. He also found time to see who was out and about at the Hula Bar and the always popular Punanga Nui Market. Meitaki maata to Ronnie for generously sharing his photos of a great weekend on The Rock.
Aitutaki’s Araura College got into the Rugby World Cup spirit by wearing their support on their sleeves getting behind their favourite teams by dressing in their colours in the week of the Rugby World Cup final.
Despite losing in their opening two matches, for the Cook Islands women’s pair Jackie Rongo and Amelia Moetaua, the Eastern and Central Zone Beach Volleyball Championship have been a learning experience.
Saturday 8: Our children are paving the way by coming to the airport all hours to welcome our participants for the WYNC and it just adds that extra touch to all the hard work by all those involved in making these championships a success story from day one. Titikaveka College came out to meet their […]
Saturday 8: Over 40 ei were made by the parents and teachers of St Joseph’s School and not only were there enough for the Australian team but the children gladly shared them out with the New Zealand team as well. The children sang ‘Waltzing Matilda’ as the Australian team members made their way out of […]
Saturday 8: On the eve of the World Youth Netball Competition happening, WYNC and PMG09 Security Coordinator Tearoa Tini Snr is emphatic that only people with officially recognised identification will be allowed into or near the Telecom Sports Arena. Security will be supported by the Cook Islands Police headed by Inspector Tere Patia. Their role […]
Saturday 8: Kia Orana Tatou and welcome to what’s left of me after a very, very busy week indeed. The World Youth Netball Championships are two days away from the first whistle, where we will see our very own Cook Islands maidens take on the might of Wales. I hope you all have tickets for […]
Saturday 8: Veteran New Zealand boxing official Keith Walker will add another signpost in his long career as a technical officer at the Pacific Mini Games next month. His main role will be to monitor the performances of the referees. He arrives this weekend for meetings with Boxing Cook Islands who want him to bring […]
Saturday 8: Seat extensions Indoor ‘outdoor’ seating at a sporting event is an experience that Cook Islanders and visitors will simply like or hate. However, the designers have tried their best to give the spectators a full visual of what will happen on court inside the Telecom Sports Arena. For the World Youth Netball Championship, […]
Saturday 8: Team Cook Islands chef de mission General George George is on a mission. Give it 100% Because my reign as Team Cook Islands chef de mission is for a four-year period, my main role is to make sure our young athletes are being developed. So today I give 100 percent support to our […]
Thursday 6: Rules are rules, argues PGC, and the time to object was September 2008 A group of athletes will miss out on competing for the Cook Islands at the Pacific Mini Games next month because they don’t hold NZ passports. Foreign affairs secretary Mike Mitchell says he was disappointed after a last ditch appeal […]