Former Prime Minister Joe Williams and Robert Woonton escort Sir Tom and Lady Marsters

Sir Tom and Lady Tuaine Marsters in Auckland

The Auckland Cook Islands Community were able to honor Sir Tom Marsters and Lady Tuaine Marsters, with special guest and Rugby legend Sir La’auli Michael Niko Jones at a function this week with past Prime Ministers, Robert Woonton and Joe Williams alongside.

In attendance also were Cook Islands Consular General Mrs.Rosie Blake and the Hon Aupito Sua William SIo, the Hon.Poto Williams and Pukapuka President Nuku Rapana with this reception giving the Cook Islands community in Auckland and others a chance to meet with their new dignitaries as they make their way home to the Cook Islands this weekend.

(photos courtesy of Eirangi Marsters, Hon Poto WIlliams and John Kiria)