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Moana of the vaka

Saturday June 15, 2019

Returned home to the Cooks, vaka Maramaru Atua is to sail to the outer islands next – first port of call, Atiu.

Gentle and softly spoken, Margarita Taitua Vaetoru was so incredibly moved by James Talbot’s 3200km trek the length of New Zealand that she persuaded her family of three to come together and donate $320 towards Rarotonga’s Creative Centre.

Parts of a wrecked Noumea-based yacht have washed ashore on Tikioki beach, with barnacles growing on the surface.

TIP-TRUCK: T&M Heather assisted in righting a CITC truck that tipped over yesterday afternoon.

Nukutere College received a double whammer, winning the senior Year 9/10 Schools Badminton Competition yesterday, not long after claiming the junior’s trophy on Tuesday afternoon.

School rises from ashes

Thursday June 13, 2019

Six years after the heart-breaking fire that left much of Nukutere College in ashes, the new school building is nearing completion.

Nukutere College are the champions for the 2019 Year 7/8 school’s badminton competition held yesterday at the National Auditorium.

Sea Eagles celebrate 2019 success

Wednesday June 12, 2019

The Ngatangiia - Matavera Sea Eagles Club celebrated their success in the 2019 season in style at the Muri Clubhouse on Saturday.

Mention badminton as a tourist attraction, and people might assume you were referring to the Badminton equestrian trials in England.

Minimal in tent

Tuesday June 11, 2019

Like those stories in magazines, boy meets girl on a tropical beach, they fall in love and soon after are happily married. But the girl had no idea she’d end up in the most minimal of marital homes, a tent!

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