Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

In celebration of Olympic Week last week, the Cook Islands Sports and National Olympic Committee held a fun run on Thursday.

Small vendors at the Punanga Nui Market are wary of a proposed rent increase.

About 50 local firefighters took part in a live fire exercise at the Rarotonga Airport area on Saturday morning.

Stories for the return home

Saturday June 22, 2019

The publication of a new edition of glossy magazine Lokal is a triumph over adversity, telling the stories of the Cook Islands for a younger audience who long for home. 

The food served at Annie’s is a mix of healthy Vietnamese cuisine and deep-fried comfort food, but they have one thing in common: ‘This is what we love to eat.’

$37,000 in the black

Saturday June 22, 2019

The Paul Gauguin cruise liner and its contingent of well-heeled stargazers have voyaged through the Cook Islands this week in pursuit of the sight of a lifetime: total darkness.

Concerns have been raised about the impacts of a new submarine internet cable on fishing and the marine environment.

Wages should raise to reflect skills and experience – but that’s not happening for some overseas workers in the tourism sector. Anneka Brown investigates.

Cooks tourism should capitalise on eclipse and stargazing.

Next month’s solar eclipse will draw astronomy enthusiasts to the Pacific Ocean south of the Cook Islands and French Polynesia.

We all say we’re putting out fires when we run into problems at work. But for nearly 50 local firefighters, it’s the truth.

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