Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

High Court hears CM Contracting is ‘hopelessly insolvent’, to dismay of growing list of creditors. 

Overcoming fear through art

Wednesday November 27, 2019

Tereora College level three art student Pauline Kaimarama designed and painted her first wooden paddle at the eleventh hour.

Daycare centre closed after flooding

Wednesday November 27, 2019

A daycare centre in Tupapa has experienced flooding for the seventh time this year. 

Barack and Michelle Obama to discuss progress and opportunities in the Pacific.

Cook Islands environmental leader Jackie Rongo says she is humbled at being invited to join an Obama Foundation leadership programme.

The good news is that Cook Islands reefs are healthier than many around the world. The bad news is we have a lot of work to do to maintain them. Anneka Brown reports.

Hard times in housing

Saturday November 23, 2019

Tough decisions for owners: To chase the quick buck or invest longterm?

Even in the tourism industry, there is a growing realisation that short-term rentals must not price locals out of the rentals market – after all, Cook Islanders are the heart and soul of Cook Islands tourism. Anneka Brown investigates.

Sabine Janneck is turning plastic refuse into fashionable bags, and turning those bags into art. Anneka Brown meets her ahead of her exhibition opening.

Serena Hunter is one of Cook Islands’ most respected paddlers – and now, it’s a family affair. Anneka Brown meets her down at Avarua Harbour.

The challenge of the quick-change

Friday November 22, 2019

Uha Reuther started paddling six months ago with Ngakau toa – now she is ready to compete in Vaka Eiva in the U16 division.

The vet clinic’s resident canine Sonny might tag along with Te Are Manu’s vets for the fundraising Boiler Swim, they joke.

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