Health

Hats off to the women of Manihiki

Saturday October 31, 2015

 Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation president Jaewynn McKay looks at the excellent effort being made by Manihiki women to create awareness of breast cancer and the importance of healthy lifestyles.

Today’s the day to help great cause

Saturday October 31, 2015

Today is the day to get registered to be an official 2015 Mobro!

Movember organisers are calling for the men of the Cook Islands to once again become “Mo’bros” and join in the fight again prostate cancer in the Cook Islands.

Why ambulance costs so much

Tuesday October 27, 2015

The Ministry of Health have defended the cost behind the ambulance service following a CI News story about a tourist who felt ‘stung’ by an $800 ambulance trip.

The retirement savings of Cook Islanders worth more than $100 million continues to rely on the health of international markets.

Breaking the cycle of rural poverty across the world was the theme of World Food Day, marked with plentiful local produce at Punanga Nui market yesterday.

Polluting piggery shut down

Friday October 16, 2015

A commercial piggery that has been defying just about every environmental rule and has been operating for months in Turangi valley with the full knowledge of the National Environment Service and Public Health department, was shut down yesterday.

Cooks could gain from TPP

Tuesday October 13, 2015

THE COOK Islands could benefit from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement between the 12 Pacific Rim countries, including New Zealand and Australia.

Celebrating World Mental Health Day

Saturday October 10, 2015

Te Kainga Mental Health Services is inviting all to join them at the Punanga Nui Markets today as they raise awareness for World Mental Health Day.

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