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.
the region’s premier sporting event, this year’s Games are sure to be a
spectacle. With over 5000 athletes and officials from 24 nations competing
across 24 sports, there is something for everyone to get excited about.
Islands has a proud history of success at the Pacific Games. In 2019, we won 18
medals, including 5 gold, 5 silver, and 8 bronze medals. This year, Team Cook
Islands is aiming to even better that performance, with a target of 25 medals.
they can’t do it alone. They need the support of all Cook Islanders.
why we are launching our ‘Go for Gold, Cook Islands!’ campaign,” said Rashneel
Kumar, editor of Cook Islands News. “This campaign is an opportunity for all
Cook Islanders to come together and cheer on our athletes as they strive to
achieve their goals and bring home medals for our country. We want to show our
athletes that we are behind them, every step of the way.”
“Go for Gold, Cook Islands!” campaign will highlight our teams and athletes
through a variety of stories, videos, and social media content.
Islands News will also bring exclusive interviews, videos, and pictures from
the Pacific Games from our online editor Losirene Lacanivalu, who will be
attending the event courtesy of ABC Australia.
Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee (CISNOC) secretary general Owen
Lewis said: “I would like to extend a heartfelt call to the public for your
support as we embark on our journey to the Pacific Games. Supporting Team Cook
Islands is not just an option; it’s an essential part of our collective
always been fortunate to have the unwavering support of our people, and we’re
confident that this time will be no different. We are a proud sporting nation,
and we’ll be proud of all our teams and athletes as we look to celebrating
our athletes, as you compete near and far, give your best and be proud
ambassadors of our country. Perform to the best of your ability, and we cannot
ask for more. Let’s unite as a nation, support our athletes, and make the Cook