One, two, three for Vanuatu

It was gold, silver and bronze for Vanuatu in the women’s table tennis singles championships played at the Aroa Nui hall yesterday.more

Umpires impressive

Going about their jobs quietly as table tennis umpires at the Pacific Mini Games has been a trio of Aitutaki teenagers.more

Vanuatu clean up in doubles

Vanuatu dominated the doubles at the table tennis competition held at Aroa Nui yesterday.more

A Family Affair for Vanuatu in Rarotonga

By: Scott Houston, Ian Marshall
It was gold for two sporting siblings in the table tennis events at the Mini Pacific Games in Rarotonga on Wednesday 30th September 2009; however, they were not partners.more

Hometown Girl Steals Show at Mini Pacific Games

By: Scott Houston, Ian Marshall
Rarotonga’s very own, Louisa Manico was the star of the show on Wednesday 30th September 2009 in the table tennis events at the Mini Pacific Games in the Cook Islands principal town.more

Tahiti-Nui Claim Mixed Doubles Gold in Rarotonga

By: Scott Houston, Ian Marshall
Tinihau-O-Terai Klouman and Tuarikirau Thunot from Tahiti-Nui captured the Mixed Doubles title at the Mini Pacific Games in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, on Tuesday 29th September 2009 defeating Fiji’s Wang Qi and Shriti Jeet in the final.more

Vanuatu tops table tennis rankings

The staging of the table tennis competition at the Pacific Mini Games in Rarotonga is the culmination of development work carried out in the region over a decade.more

Result Crystal Clear as Vanuatu Gives Gem of a Performance

By: Scott Houston, Ian Marshall
Vanuatu, the “Jewel of the Pacific” the dominant force in female table tennis in the South Pacific region of the world re-inforced that status on Saturday 26th September 2009 by winning the Women’s Team event at the Mini Pacific Games in commanding style.more

Group teams event concludes

By Scott Houston
The group stage of the team events at the Mini Pacific Games in Rarotonga in the Cook Islands concluded on Thursday 24th September 2009.more

Successful Basic Umpires Course in Cook Islands

By: Scott Houston, Ian Marshall
Conducted under the auspices of the Oceania Table Tennis Federation Development Program a Basic Certified Umpires course was conducted from Monday 14th to Friday 18th September 2009 in Rarotonga, Cook Islands.more

Solomon Islands treasured bat.

Jeff Sifi is the team manager for the table tennis team from Solomon Island, consisting of 3 girls and 3 boys. Out of the team 4 members represented Solomon Islands in the Games held in Samoa in 2007.more

Table Tennis standard has increased!

Patrick Gillmann is the Chef de mission and also the President of Oceania Table Tennis Federation. His team consists of 5 girls, 5 boys and 2 coaches.more

Esther relies on friends

Tonga’s 20-year-old table tennis player Esther Vi from the village of Haveluloto says “without friends where would anyone be”.more

Louisa plays a blinder

Cook Islands table tennis player Louisa Manico had a blinder at the table tennis teams competition yesterday.more

Bring on the fun says Ana

Smashing ping pong balls is high on this 14-year-old girl’s list of things to do during the mini games holidays.more

Lal likes his sugar rush

Sugar, and lots of it, is what gives 17-year-old Fiji table tennis player Christopher Lal (pictured) his bouncy nature.more

Former Cadet Stars Graduate as Potential is Realised in the Cook Islands

The Pacific Games is the pinnacle of sport in the South Pacific region, it is for the people of the Pacific Islands their Olympic Games, being held every four years in the year prior to the Olympic Games.

In addition to the Pacific Games, there is the Mini Pacific Games.more

Table tennis representative from Solomon Islands

Lindra Ta’ake was tired but pleased to have arrived safely on Rarotonga so that she can participate as a member of the Solomon Islands table tennis team.more

Head start for table tennis

Team Cook Islands Table Tennis has started to prepare its venue for the start of the mini games.more


At the close of registration 10 countries have entered to compete in the Mini Games.more
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Ta Karere - Latest Results

Table Tennis Final Day of play Thursday October 1st

Men’s Quarter Finals

10:20 AM  Qi Wang (FIJ)   vs Kenji Morin (TAH)
10:20 AM 
Ham Frexly Lulu (VAN)   vs Océan Belrose (TAH )
11:00 AM 
Yoshua Shing (VAN)   vs Tinihau-O-Terai Klouman (TAH)
11:00 AM  
Jeremy Dey (NCL)   vs Richel Shahil Sen (FIJ)
1.30PM Semi Finals



Women’s Quarter Finals

Priscila Tommy (VAN) vs Xuan Li (FIJ)
9.00AM Liopa Santhy (VAN) vs Ornella Bouteille (NCL)
9.40AM Tuarikirau Thunot (TAH)  vs Atea Tetabo (KIR)
9.40AM Louisa Manico (COK)     vs Anolyn Lulu (VAN)

11.40AM Semi Finals