First Muri, then Tupapa, now Punanga Nui. The global popularity of night markets is catching on here. The newest night market is on in town tonight.

No home by the sea

Thursday November 14, 2019

Tourism is a critical part of the Cook Islands economy but not everyone feels they benefit directly from the ever-growing industry.

Columnist ‘fair and balanced’

Thursday November 14, 2019

As a girl, the importance of community service was instilled in Jaewynn McKay.

Families and business owners are angry that they were flooded out while waiting for government to find money to rebuild the dangerous Avatiu bridge. Coverage by Anneka Brown and Melina Etches.

Prime Minister marks Remembrance Day

Wednesday November 13, 2019

Prime Minister Henry Puna arrived in Canberra in time to lay a wreath and mark Remembrance Day in Australia this week.

‘No more hiding’

Tuesday November 12, 2019

Janette Olliver no longer feels the need to hide her sexuality from others. 

Heartfelt plea from first lady

Tuesday November 12, 2019

Lady Tuaine Marsters offers a powerful voice for equal rights as select committee reconsiders same-sex crime.

Ruta Tangiiau Mavé has a lot to say, and she wants to be heard through her new column in the Cook Islands News. 

Jaime makes innovator Short-list

Monday November 11, 2019

Cook Islands’ young director of waste and sanitation has been named as a leading innovator on a ‘top 40 under 40 list’.

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