Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

Cook Islands Tourism hopes to stem the flood of young Cook Islanders heading overseas to advance their careers.

In what was once a man’s world, two young women have made firefighting history.

A great basalt stone Paepae (platform) said to be 600-700 years old has been rediscovered next door to the Arai Te Tonga Marae in Tupapa.

Undersea cable ends monopoly

Wednesday June 12, 2019

Concerns about the cost of internet services and the seafloor environmental impact dogged those preparing to roll out access to the Manatua Cable, at a public meeting in Avarua yesterday.

Numbers of Cook Islanders farming crops are declining, making it hard to meet growing demand for fresh food and vegetables.

Oceanic plastic pollution and industrial fishing gear is a nightmare for nesting sea turtles in Penrhyn, says zoologist Dr Michael White.

After a warm hometown welcome in Rarotonga, tenor Ridge Ponini is back in chilly Dunedin studying for a bright future on the stage.

Be quick for favourite pies

Saturday June 08, 2019

The bakers start at in the dark of the pre-dawn at 4am. The doors open at 6.30am. And there are days when the new Ka Pie store is sold out by 10.30am …

Have your pray!

Saturday June 08, 2019

It’s a bidding war a bit like hosting the Olympics. And from 20 contenders, Cook Islands have been selected to host the World Day of Prayer. On one day in 2025, the whole Christian world will stop to pray for the Cooks – so what should they pray for?

The Bluesky Rising Stars Championship is a grassroots approach in an effort to maintain netball and rugby in the school curriculum, says secretary general of Netball Cook Islands, Ngere Puia-Fraser.

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