After years in which government has promised an animal welfare law to protect dogs, cats and livestock from neglect and mistreatment, the plans have been shelved.
The Business Professional Women’s Association launched the 2019 Jane Barclay Emerging Entrepreneur Awards last night with a tribute to the woman who inspired them.
The head garland – ‘ei katu or ‘ei upoko – along with the neck garlands – ‘ei kaki or ‘ei karaponga – are the Cook Islands’ most colourful icons. They are also one of the first examples of Cook Islands culture tourists experience on arrival.
Five “excited” women of the Girl Guides Association have showcased Cook Islands pearls, ‘ei and other treasures at the 13th Asia Pacific Regional Conference and the Young Women’s Event in Taipei.
Rarotonga’s Jehovah’s Witnesses following swelled from 300 to 1700 at the weekend as brothers and sisters from all over the world gathered for a regional convention in Avarua.
Archivists’ work to scan and digitise Cook Islands News editions dating back to March 1957 has been made faster and easier with the Ministry of Culture’s new Scansnap SV600 technology.