Mama Mare Paruru turned 100 last week and Melina Etches sat down with her and one of her daughters to find out some of the secrets of a life well lived.
With piles of weather reports and data sprawled all over his office, Arona Ngari is a weather man through and through, even though it wasn’t his first career choice. Losirene Lacanivalu sat down with him.
A building boom in Rarotonga coincided with the rise of tourism leading up to the beginning of 2020. Since then, Covid-19 may have shut down the tourism industry, but the construction sector is showing some resilience. At least for now. Emmanuel Samoglou investigates.
The hike up Arore mountain in Muri can be quite a walk and is not for the fainthearted. Cook Islands News journalist Losirene Lacanivalu rose to the challenge, and the reward was breath taking.
Proud Cook Islander Lance Corporal Thomas Harrison, a soldier in the New Zealand Defence Force, wants to encourage people back home to dream big and pursue any career their heart desires.
It’s not textbook management. But Liana Scott doesn’t care. The tourism boss’s forthright style gets results – and if others won’t step up, she will.
Today, Tangitamaiti Tereapii will be invested as the 9th ariki Numangatini of Mangaia. Allan Tuara and Rod Dixon, of Mangaia, tell how the powers of the Mangaian Aronga Mana have become enshrined in our Constitution.