Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

Small business doesn’t get much smaller – or much more productive – than the women from Disability Council selling their purses and pareus at the market.

Sun halo was storm warning

Saturday October 19, 2019

A formation of a rare sun halo over Rarotonga this week stopped people and cars in the streets. Around Avarua, workers left their offices to turn their heads to the sky.

Marae Moana head Jacqui Evans often disagreed with her government colleagues and policy, says the Prime Minister’s Office.

An angry mother has posted a video on social media to prove police beat her son as he lay helpless on the ground.

Watch out NZ!

Thursday October 17, 2019

The biggest Cook Islands cultural festival, Te Maeva Nui is hitting the Auckland stage for the first time ever.

Fresh calls against seabed mining

Wednesday October 16, 2019

The Democratic Party is supporting a call for a 10-year moratorium on any seabed mining activity because there are just too many unknowns about the seabed and long-term impact of mining it. 

Powering the grid

Tuesday October 15, 2019

With solar power’s shortcomings, the Cooks need more renewable energy options. This week a visiting expert discussed solutions like hydro and wind-power. 

Infrastructure Secretary Diane Charlie-Puna has been allowed to return to work after weeks of enforced leave.

Some beauty product manufacturers test their shampoos on guinea pigs; here, a young entrepreneur is testing her shampoo bars on her daughter!

When the helmet law was first introduced, I had just turned 16. I was able to get a secondhand bike and a licence.

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