Matariki Wilson

Matariki Wilson

Round Raro: 10km: further than ever!

Thursday September 19, 2019

Makayla Ibbetson recalls having to get up begrudgingly at 4.30am as a young Girl Guide, to prepare and staff the crucial water stations on the Round Raro course. But as the day went by she found herself enjoying the company of her fellow guides and the role of supporting the runners.

Slippery like an Eel

Monday September 16, 2019

Hosts the Panthers were the favourites to win the semi-final matchup of the one-round competition after a convincing 22-6 drubbing of the Eels in the round games.

More than 200 club netballers and supporters took to the road early Saturday morning for a run-a-thon to raise funds for upcoming netball campaigns – as well as using the run as extra training.

Barnstorming in the sunshine …

Saturday September 14, 2019

The forecast for Rarotonga this weekend is ‘fine apart from brief showers’ – which means perfect conditions for all sporting activities be it based on land, water or in the air.

Global rugby will be the lesser without the continued development and support of Pacific rugby.

Fereti fearless on attack

Monday September 09, 2019

With limited possession, the Tupapa Panthers’ ability to strike and score was the difference against the visiting Arorangi Cowboys in Saturday’s main club rugby match of the week.

Brush with law nearly dashed dreams

Saturday September 07, 2019

Probationary constable Luisa Peters knows a few things about hard work and pressure having spent the better part of the past decade representing the Cook Islands on the world stage in weightlifting.

Golf war heroes

Saturday September 07, 2019

Aitutaki golfers are quietly confident ahead of next month’s Aitutaki Open, after a strong showing at the recent Constitution Golf Tournament.

Titikaveka and Tupapa will host round five of the club rugby competition this weekend with the Takuvaine Reds heading south, while the Arorangi Cowboys will ride into town for the match of the week against the Panthers.

Walking netball fundraiser

Friday September 06, 2019

Netball is a fast-paced game that demands both mental and physical fitness but Netball Cook Islands have organised a walking netball fundraiser so everyone can play.

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