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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.

The Court of Appeal has increased the prison sentence of a man who threw his friend headfirst over a 2.8 metre balcony, shattering his spine.

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.

Standing together to fight the demons

Tuesday November 12, 2019

With their wacky activities to raise awareness, a group of young men is getting Cook Islanders talking about mental health. Now, the Ministry of Health is inviting everyone to contribute to a plan to tackle the taboo subject.

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

‘I could not fight back’

Tuesday November 12, 2019

Police appeal for information to help them track down two violent thugs. 

Father Ina Tipokoroa said he hoped police could make an arrest with the information they have – and called for shop owners to install security cameras so it is easier to catch robbers.

Jasmin Forbes-James started teaching in labs and tutorials to help pay her way through her undergraduate degree in robotics – then to her surprise, she discovered she enjoyed teaching engineering.

The colours in Apii Te Uki Ou students’ paintings told stories all of their own.

From money-lenders in Aitutaki to money-changers in Muri, there growth in the numbers of tourists and expat workers is bringing with it more financial services. 

Wheelie bad thief owns up

Saturday November 09, 2019

The owner of a red Honda Wave motorbike got a big surprise, coming out to discover the bike was there – but both wheels were gone.

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