Emmanuel Samoglou

Emmanuel Samoglou

Pa Enua athletes need helmets: Police

Friday September 25, 2020

There will be no respite from the soon-to-be-enforced helmet law during next month’s Cook Islands Games, police say.

Fate of toa trees hang in the balance

Thursday September 24, 2020

Residents and other concerned members of the community have rallied to save the toa trees outside Takitumu School.

Few may have noticed, but the Manatua Cable is finally in operation and delivering data from North America, through Tahiti, to internet users in Rarotonga and Aitutaki. 

Embarking on new beginnings as Kiwis

Wednesday September 23, 2020

New Zealand High Commissioner to Cook Islands Tui Dewes says people choosing New Zealand as the place they want to link their identity to is something that gives her a sense of pride.

Major bills in spotlight in Parliament

Wednesday September 23, 2020

Upcoming session of Parliament is a test of democracy, observers say. 

With most retailers around Rarotonga carrying stock, Cook Islands Police says it will begin enforcing the mandatory helmet law as of October 1. 

Looking beyond Covid-19

Saturday September 19, 2020

The Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce will soon have a dedicated space to offer their business training programmes and help local entities navigate through tough times. 

Triumphant return for super mum

Saturday September 19, 2020

Although Merita Wi-Kaitaia is separated from her partner indefinitely because of Covid-19 travel restrictions, she and her baby Esther came home to Rarotonga to thrilled family members and friends yesterday. 

Internet users in Rarotonga have reported poor and slow service this week, with no imminent announcement of high-speed cable internet by stakeholders. 

Police reform urgent, says MP

Friday September 18, 2020

The country’s police force is in urgent need of an overhaul, says Ngatangiia Member of Parliament Tama Tuavera.

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