Melina Etches

Melina Etches

Cook Islands chefs Ngatupa (Vou) Williams and William Pokino were set to demonstrate their cooking skills competing in the Global Young Chefs event in Melbourne yesterday, up against representatives from New Zealand, Australia and Fiji.

AN IMPRESSIVE 67.4kg yellowfin tuna hooked the heaviest fish category of the Bond Store Steinlager fishing event on Saturday.

This week we bring our readers updates and projects from Niua school students on the island Pukapuka – one of our remotest islands of the Northern group.

Empire Cinemas have hit back at the Internal Affairs Secretary’s account of the banning of Rocketman.

“Are there rubbish fairies on the island?”

Like a ship out of water

Friday June 21, 2019

Vaka captain Sam Timoko (right) passes by the original hull of Marumaru Atua as it is moved from Avatiu to the Pa Ariki palace.  Ruined by a devastating fire in 2017, the hull was left by the CITC supermarket.

The Ngatangiia/Matavera Netball Club celebrated the end of the season in style, starting the morning off with a bus ride around the island for the junior players last Saturday.

Chinese products promoted here

Thursday June 20, 2019

Companies from China are in the country to promote their products to the local market.

After an international outcry at the Cook Islands’ proposal to ban the acclaimed movie Rocketman, Internal Affairs has relented and given it an R18 rating instead.

There’s been a changing of the guard at the University of the South Pacific in the Cook Islands.

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