Weekend

Reclining in a tall leather chair with hands clasped behind his head, Jules Maher looks exhausted but relieved.

Significant changes have been made to the Te Mato Vai Master Plan as a result of formal and informal consultation over recent months.

Anzac Day: We remembered them

Friday April 18, 2014

Those gathered for the 99th Anzac Day dawn parade were urged to value their freedom, and those of others; to hold dear the values of democracy and a respect for human rights.

Beloved Cook Islands resident Eleitino Paddy Walker has been honoured by the University of Auckland for her “exceptional, unique and distinguished” service to education.

Three northern group islands have given their full support to Marae Moana, the Cook Islands Marine Park.

The Long-tailed Cuckoo (Karavia) winters in tropical Polynesia and migrates to New Zealand in October and November to breed by duping other birds to incubate its eggs and raise its young.

Journalists from around the Pacific were recently invited to join a media training exercise in New Caledonia, designed to improve media reporting of the tuna fishery.

“The island that can’t seem to get any respect,” writes Papa Mike Hollywood, in his Cook Islands Handbook.

Tourism forum finds lots to talk about

Thursday February 06, 2014

Members of the wider tourism industry gathered this week for a major forum designed to stir up fresh debate and discussion about the country’s number one industry. While there are many reasons to celebrate - visitor numbers are rising at five per cent annually – there are also some significant threats to the sector.

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