Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor

Police, Tourism to work more closely

Wednesday August 16, 2017

Following ongoing motorbike licencing issues and a recent complaint regarding licence testing, Police and Tourism say they will work closer together to solve issues faster, while balancing safety with visitor experience.

A container ship which has stood off Avatiu for the past five days won’t be able to berth until strong winds drop – which might not be until Friday or Saturday.

The Rarotongan Fijian community is mourning the loss of one of their sons.

It was standing room only in the Aroa Nui Community Hall for Vaka Puaikura’s dance team’s concert fundraiser spectacular on Saturday evening.

A Cook Islands Police Service truck seen speeding through Avarua at around 2pm on Thursday afternoon with sirens blaring and lights flashing, was responding to a mother’s frantic call to emergency services following a hit-and-run motorcycle crash in Turangi

Cook Islanders can enrol now to vote in the upcoming New Zealand general election.

Protection of Cook Islanders’ land was the main discussion point on Thursday during the 46th session of the House of Ariki, hosted by Secretary of Justice Tingika Elikana.

Ceremony for ‘fleet’

Friday August 11, 2017

A centuries-old maritime tradition was honoured for the first time in the Cook Islands yesterday morning off the foreshore of Avarua, in a “ceremonial review of the fleet”.

Aitutaki will soon take possession of a new barge for the vital job of transporting cargo from container ships to the shore,

Three particularly sleek-looking luxury yachts ventured into Rarotonga waters last week.

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