Education

This week Cook Islands News reached out to Apii Ruamanu in Manihiki, the students are happy to share their aspirations with us.

Recovering from a work accident in which his arm was crushed 33 years ago, when he was 25, Alistair McIntyre spiralled downwards coping with his physical injury, and suffered from mental illness.

“Speaking Te Reo Maori remains one of my greatest strengths in this role. It allows me to be a better communicator to our people, particularly the older generations and people of Pa Enua origin," says Cook Islands high commissioner to New Zealand.

The late Ron Crocombe has been described as a man ‘ahead of his time’, a father of education for the people of the Cook Islands and the Pacific as a whole.

Painter having a whale of a time

Saturday July 06, 2019

When visiting painter Gonzales Aladana saw a whale breaching off the Rarotonga reef, he was inspired.

Apii Arorangi students are enthusiastic and excited to participate in the Cook Islands News educational KidsPage.

Mission possible

Saturday June 29, 2019

When Aue Inangaro Tamariki Vakatini graduated with a National Certificate in Business Management, his children weren’t there to see him accept his qualification.

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.

“Are there rubbish fairies on the island?”

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