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.
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.
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.