Health

Passengers returning to Rarotonga this Friday will be required to undergo supervised quarantine, while another quarantine breach is reported to Te Marae Ora. 

For the last two months, Te Marae Ora health ministry and To Tatou Vai have been working together to conduct joint water quality tests around the island.

Supervised quarantine requirement for incoming passengers to Rarotonga will only be lifted on October 23 if there are no Covid-19 community transmission cases in New Zealand. 

Cook Islands Prime Minister hopes for New Zealand travel bubble within weeks, RNZ reports.

Vision for health of the people

Wednesday September 23, 2020

Three more health clinics have been formally established through Te Marae Ora - Ministry of Health.

Looking beyond Covid-19

Saturday September 19, 2020

The Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce will soon have a dedicated space to offer their business training programmes and help local entities navigate through tough times. 

‘Be kind – That’s who we are’

Saturday September 19, 2020

You can always expect a big hug from George George when you see him, it’s part of Cook Islands culture and it’s who he is. But a simple hug cost George and his family their freedom for two weeks.  Katrina Tanirau talked to George on his first day out of supervised quarantine.

Safe and secure place needed

Wednesday September 16, 2020

Calls for supervised quarantine to be undertaken in a managed facility after breaches.

Charges are likely to be laid against the returning Cook Islander who breached supervised quarantine only a few hours after arriving in Rarotonga last Friday.

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