Brendan Piakura, a Cook Islands international rugby league footballer who plays as a second-row forward for the Brisbane Broncos in the National Rugby League (NRL), is currently enjoying a well-deserved vacation on Rarotonga with his family. He also attended the unveiling ceremony of his late grandfather, Piakura.
Cook Islands News is proud to launch its special “Go for Gold, Cook Islands!” campaign to support our teams and athletes competing at the 2023 Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands, from November 19 to December 2.
Team Cook Islands to the 2023 Pacific Games will hold its uniform blessing and flagbearer announcement on Friday, as it counts down to the regional event in the Solomon Islands, starting later this month.
The Cook Islands netball team returned home with a bronze medal from the Mirxes Nations Cup competition in Singapore, and their eyes are now set on retaining their gold medal at the Pacific Games in the Solomon Islands next month.
The latest round of football matches saw exhilarating games across various age groups. Young and experienced players alike demonstrated their skills on the field, creating memorable moments for both the teams and the spectators.
Not many parents get to compete alongside their children at an international tournament, but for Julieanne Westrupp, it is a privilege to have her 15- year- old daughter Tashi Kopu joining her to the Pacific Games in Honiara, Solomon Islands.
The football season is about to heat up as a series of nail-biting matches are scheduled to take place today. The first set of matches will be held at the CIFA Complex, with the second set unfolding at the Avatiu Field.
If you have travelled on Indian roads, you must have encountered speed breakers. Also known as speed bumps they are raised areas on the road that are designed to slow down vehicles as they pass over them. In New Zealand we know them as judder bars, writes Rahul Patil.