It was a night of colour, music, dance, glitz and glam when the Miss Cook Islands Association held its second event for this year at the Islander Hotel on Thursday, attended by a packed house of family, friends and supporters of the Miss Cook Islands 2018 contestants.
A New Zealand woman who was born in the Cook Islands almost 56 years ago left when she was two and recently returned for the first time to “make some memories”.
National Environment Service (NES) director Joseph Brider says that the timing of his organisation’s decision to change the terms of a proposal to bury concrete left over from the Raromart fire near the site after photos taken by CINews showed hazardous waste also being buried there was “coincidental”.
The well-known Saltwater Cafe has closed its doors for the last time.
A 24th-minute penalty kick from Paavo Mustonen earned Tupapa Maraerenga’s premier men’s football team a spirited 1-0 victory against Puaikura in their season opener at the CIFA Complex on Saturday.