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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.

Taking the high road

Monday September 09, 2019

Two mature coconut palms shading the road at Tupapa were the latest collateral damage in the widening of Rarotonga’s main thoroughfare.

Health officials charged with preventing a measles outbreak say they are “expecting the worst”.

Merchant seamen remembered

Wednesday September 04, 2019

A small but moving ceremony was held at the Cook islands RSA yesterday when a group of people associated with the sea gathered to honour  the thousands of merchant mariners who lost their lives in times of war.

 French navy in Rarotonga on four-day goodwill visit and locals are invited onboard

Cook Islands has become the latest country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to phase down the use of Hydrofluorocarbons.

New faces reporting the news

Saturday July 29, 2017

CI News has made three recent editorial appointments who have been out and about for several weeks now reporting the news of the Cook Islands.

It was a fishing contest that will go down in the history of the Cook Islands Game Fishing Club.

In many ways, the game of golf is a desperate pursuit – a lifetime spent whacking a little white ball around golf courses seeking some sort of perfection that is pretty much unachievable.

Tourists have been pulling up extra blankets and locals have been putting on their woolly jerseys this week as Rarotonga experiences a “cold spell” in our usually balmy tropical weather.

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