Anneka Brown

Anneka Brown

The bright colours of confidence

Saturday June 15, 2019

It’s a big deal for an artist to exhibit their works for a sale in a gallery – so it’s a particular achievement for a group of schoolkids to have a gallery back them.

Well-heeled stargazers and astronomers from around the world will converge on the Cook Islands and the south Pacific this month, ahead of a rare total solar eclipse.

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 …

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