Armistice Day a very special one

Armistice Day a very special one

The Cook Islands celebrated a hugely significant historical event on Sunday, when a commemoration at the Cenotaph marked 100 years since the signing of the Armistice, which ended World War One.

Govt’s seabed minerals plan meets backlash

At a public consultation in Titikaveka last week, there was backlash to government’s plan to issue foreign companies five-year licences to explore the Cook Islands’ seabed.

Cruise ship cancels island visit

The captain of the visiting cruise ship Maasdam decided to cancel plans to bring passengers ashore by tender after becoming concerned about northerly sea swells off Avatiu early in the morning.

Teina Rongo offers to be stand-in help for RAPPA

RAPPA Democratic Party candidate Dr Teina Rongo says given that prime minister Henry Puna and Speaker of Parliament Niki Rattle are unwilling to divulge the whereabouts of former Cabinet Minister and Member of Parliament Albert Nicholas, he is willing to take up the responsibilities of the absent MP.

Women’s soccer team off to Oceania Cup

The Cook Islands national women’s squad will depart for New Caledonia today to compete in the Oceania Federation Women’s Nations Cup. 

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