Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

Community and friendship between Australian and local girl guides has given way to a noble cause and unexpected adventure in the Cook Islands.

No sewage outfall – leader

Friday September 27, 2019

Pa Ariki responds to Turangi residents’ concerns about wastewater treatment plant and sewage outfall with bold proposal. 

Panthers bare teeth

Friday September 27, 2019

Pressure is building ahead of the Senior A rugby grand final between the Tupapa Panthers and the Avatiu Eels tomorrow afternoon.

Public Service Commissioner Russell Thomas confirms he has asked Infrastructure Secretary Diane Charlie-Puna to stand aside from her role as she is investigated.

‘Game like any other’ – Tupapa

Thursday September 26, 2019

The Tupapa and Titikaveka senior women will be playing today at 5pm.

Hot water kills reef ‘solar panels’

Thursday September 26, 2019

Hidden algae may offer a last hope for coral that is being bleached to death by the warming waters of the climate crisis.

Autopilot took boat onto reef

Thursday September 26, 2019

Investigators are told there was nobody helming the MV Wairau when it grounded.

Diane Charlie-Puna has taken leave as head of Infrastructure Cook Islands under the shadow of an investigation into expenditure on a function at Edgewater Resort.

‘There were many tears of joy’

Wednesday September 25, 2019

Whale researcher Nan Hauser has been helping stranded whales for 30 years, as part of her research.

Seabed metals bound for Belgium

Tuesday September 24, 2019

As calls grow for a moratorium on seabed mining, researchers return from ‘successful’ under-sea exploration. 

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