Cooks look forward to welcoming NZ visitors, but delay ‘disheartening’

Cooks look forward to welcoming NZ visitors, but delay ‘disheartening’

* New Zealand sending officials to Raro this week to plan air-bridge
* Prime Minister Puna upbeat about Cooks’ readiness for tourists
* But tourism industry ‘disheartened’ at the continued delays

Drink-drive crash chaos

Police were cleaning up the mess after two drink-drive crashes this weekend.

Koutu Nui leaders: ‘Who will be responsible for Covid deaths?’

Setback for government hopes to salvage Cook Islands economy, as traditional leaders say no to tourists. 

Short-supply bleach and hand sanitisers provided to prisons

At times the stores have run out of Covid hygiene supplies, but the Red Cross is making sure prison inmates are kept as safe as possible. 

‘A lot of people need help in our village at this time’

Infrastructure Cook Islands has poured energy and resources into fixing up roads, bridges and culverts this year, to protect homes and businesses from regular and devastating floods. This week’s one-in-four-years record downpour was the big test. 

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Our environment through the lens of youth

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Our environment through the lens of youth

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Football receives increased funding

Football receives increased funding

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Football receives increased funding

Football receives increased funding

Football receives increased funding

Football receives increased funding

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