Athletes from the outer Islands of Mangaia and Mitiaro participated in the Kumete Sports on Rarotonga. Tuainekore Matapo of Mangaia has been eyed and choosen to represent the Cook Islands at the Oceania Area Championships in Fiji ,Manea games in Mitiaro, possibly New Zealand Secondary School Championships and Youth Olympics 2018. Other athletes from the outer islands of Rarotonga Metuavaine Atariki,
Alberto Arokapiti, Dawne Teio,Vaevaemaki Pareina will be attending the Manea Games and most likely
NZSSC and YOG 2018. Tinapa Vailoa from Mitiaro has been selected to reperesent the Cook Island in the Oceania games in Fiji along side Tuainekore. Both athletes will be competing in the junior age groups.
Taua Heather and Tinapa Vailoa were selected to attend the Commonwealth Youth Games in Bahamas