A small welcome ceremony was held at the Ports of Auckland on the morning of January 9 for the port hull of the Vaka Marumaru Atua.
Young Cook Islanders are among 970 youths from The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints at a five-day conference in Auckland, New Zealand this week.
The Cook Islands population on December 1, 2016 totalled 17,434 – two per cent less than the 2011 Census that counted 17,794 people, and 25 people less than the 17459 total announced in preliminary results released on June 24, 2017.
Cook Islander Chris Denny recently returned to Rarotonga and established what he believes is the Cook Islands’ first “24/7” security company, Cook Islands Security (CIS).
The Molingi Reunion held over the last two weeks brought around 200 people together and is the largest Pukapukan family reunion to date. The reunion celebrated Rarotonga resident Romani Katoa’s grandmother on his Pukapukan side.
The automatic car parking system at the Rarotonga international airport will not charge the customers more than the normal fee, says Airport Authority chief executive officer Joseph Ngamata.
What better way to make use of the abandoned hotel at Vaimaanga than to have teams of paintballers running around its concrete structure firing paint-filled pellets at each other?