Melina Etches

Melina Etches

All around the country school children are making the most of the last couple of weeks of the school holidays.

Players don’t mind the heat

Friday January 11, 2019

Despite the heat, about 30 keen and energetic junior tennis players including several enthusiastic three-year-olds, hit the Nikao courts yesterday to take part in the holiday programme.

Catechists enjoy their new course

Friday January 11, 2019

Catechist renewal training run by the Catholic church has drawn a large number of people from Rarotonga and the outer islands.

The Cook Islands population on December 1, 2016 totalled 17,434 – two per cent less than the 2011 Census that counted 17,794 people, and 25 people less than the 17459 total announced in preliminary results released on June 24, 2017.

Funeral for Lady Tereapii

Thursday January 10, 2019

Lady Tereapii Pupuke Robati (nee Pittman) will be laid to rest at Nukupure tomorrow following a funeral service at 10am at the Ngatangiia CICC church in Avana.

Avarua wharf a popular Spot

Saturday January 05, 2019

In attempt to escape the oppressive humidity yesterday afternoon, most kids living in town chose Avarua wharf as the best and handiest spot to cool off.

Anna Savage makes a fresh ei katu, standing with her rack of colourful plastic head garlands at the Punanga Nui market on Friday morning.

Students from Carlton College in the US were given lessons on the intricate needle art of tivaevae on Monday this week.

Thora Teremoana Hewett, pictured with proud mother Raroua Hewitt, is the only baby born into our world at Rarotonga Hospital on New Year’s Day 2019.

New Zealand’s Titahi Bay tennis club is visiting Rarotonga for the first time and managed to squeeze in some matches before the New Year with Tennis Cook Islands last Saturday afternoon.

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