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.
Nukutere College claimed a second medal in the last hours of the AIMS Game: this time, it was doubles pair Tereapii Akavi and Tehani Matapo.
Nukutere College students Tereapii Akavi and Te Pa O Te Rangi Tupa have won the bronze medal in the teams badminton at the AIMS Games in New Zealand.
A world-traveled surfer, now living on Rarotonga, is claiming a world surfing record while also seeking to make a point about the power of healthy living.
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.