Health

Run on masks, sanitiser

Wednesday March 04, 2020

CITC says customers shouldn’t panic at not being able to buy any hand sanitiser, amid scenes of reported pandemonium in other countries as coronavirus draws nearer.

Parents and sufferers concerned at ‘lack of urgency’ in responding to dengue.

This is not about tourism revenues, this is not about race, this is about the health of residents of this little Pacific paradise, says the government. 

Cruise ships to Pa Enua banned

Monday March 02, 2020

Locals expressed alarm as passengers from luxury cruise liner MSC Magnifica were transported to Rarotonga hospital yesterday.

Cruise ships ‘safe’

Tuesday February 25, 2020

The national tourism body has assured public that “due diligence is carried out” when cruise ship passengers enter the country.

The Alcoholics Anonymous group is getting increased participation, amid fears about the impact of alcohol on young and old. 

Virus hits Australia, Cooks get ready

Saturday January 25, 2020

The first Australian case of Wuhan coronavirus has been confirmed, with a man being held under isolation in a Melbourne hospital.

For too long, men haven’t been brought up to ask for help when they’re struggling. Now, a group of young men are leading the change in dramatic fashion. 

Dengue infections in visitors

Monday November 04, 2019

Two tourists visiting the country from French Polynesia have been confirmed to have been diagnosed with the dengue type 2 (DENV – 2) virus.

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