Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Mangaia supporters dig deep for umu

Saturday November 16, 2019

The popular goat meat ta renga meals ran out in the morning – but still, people queued politely for orders of barbeque and umu plates at the Mangaia Rarotonga community fundraiser yesterday.

Purple worn in memory

Friday November 15, 2019

The headstone of long-serving Cook Islands Girls’ Brigade commissioner Moekopu Vogel was unveiled at the weekend.

Parliament has further opened itself up to the public with the presentation of 10 volumes of law books to the Cook Islands Library and Museum.

The investigation into the diesel oil spillage at Avatiu harbour caused by a rupture in the Pacific Energy fuel pipeline, is still in progress, says Port Authority general manager Nooroa Tou.

Cooks at risk from disasters

Monday November 11, 2019

Cook Islands ranks among the world’s worst affected in terms of casualties and people impacted by disasters, the European Commission says. It names Cook Islands as one of the badly-affected Pacific nations.

‘I have made my family proud’

Saturday November 09, 2019

Just like in the movies, Tereora College’s threw their own hand-made mortarboard caps up in the air to celebrate their prize-giving and graduation yesterday. 

Cashing in on Aitutaki

Saturday November 09, 2019

Access to cash on the island of Aitutaki has been made easier with the installation of a second ATM at the airport.

Unique software to help public

Saturday November 09, 2019

The Ombudsman’s Office is promising to deal more quickly and transparently with public complaints, as it goes live with new computer systems.

Tereora College Year 9 students Ngametua Tuakana and Ngaoa Emmanuela were relaxed at their prize giving rehearsal yesterday afternoon and are looking forward to the annual event tomorrow morning.

Cook Islands is No 3 on a list of the top emerging travel destinations in the world.

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