The sixteenth Pacific Games is officially underway. Torrential rain subsided only moments before people began piling into Apia Park for the opening ceremony.
THE 2019 Pacific Games have been dubbed “the emergency games” by media outlets around the world, but on the ground in Samoa, it seems as if they have had years to prepare.
A powerful chant was recited by national sportsman Romani Katoa to show respect for traditional leaders who welcomed the Pacific Games team onto the Atupure Marae.
Veteran netball player Luciana Nicholas has been named the flagbearer of Team Cook Islands to the Pacific Games which gets underway this weekend in Apia, Samoa.