Covid-19 support packages: How to apply

Covid-19 support packages: How to apply

It can be hard to navigate the support available to those suffering from the Covid-19 downturn. With a lot of support going live April 1, we provide some guidance – and tell you how to apply.

Tajiya’s words of hope

Miss World Oceania has sent a message of hope to her people in the Cook Islands – and she’s working with other beauty queens to share that hope around the world.

School holidays extended to April 19

School holidays are being extended two more weeks on Rarotonga, meaning parents will be entitled to claim $100 a child to help cover care costs.

Advice on dealing with the tough times

Everyone expresses stress in different ways, says clinical psychologist Dr Evangelene Daniela-Wong.

‘We don’t know how long this will last’ –Brown

Finance Minister Mark Brown has announced wage subsidy payments will begin from the week of the April 6, as government mounts a fightback against the Covid-19 downturn.

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Return to the blue lagoon

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The day the music died

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Immigration Bill select committee receive extended time