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Work starts on airport terminal

Wednesday April 25, 2018

Work on the construction of the Manihiki airport terminal has started following the official handover of the land last week.

Visitor arrivals on the rise

Wednesday April 25, 2018

Visitor arrivals to the Cook Islands are trending upwards at a rate of four per cent, according to the arrival figures for last month.

Rugby World Cup-winning coach Sir Graham Henry is a man who knows something about success and at the Air New Zealand Cook Islands Tourism awards on Friday night, he spoke about it from his perspective as the former All Blacks coach.

When New Zealand Army veteran Gavin Nichol served his tour in Vietnam he was ordered to spray the herbicide and defoliant chemical Agent Orange by hand.

Thirteen-year-old drummer Zach Knill says it’s “pretty important” to him to be playing at the Anzac Day dawn service in Rarotonga tomorrow.

Cook Islands Chief Justice Sir Hugh Williams QC attended the third Chief Justices’ Leadership Forum held in Auckland last week.

Justice head resigns

Monday April 23, 2018

Ministry of Justice secretary Tingika Elikana has resigned.

Elikana, who was appointed to the post in 2011, handed in his resignation on Friday last week.

Rarotonga businessman Brett Porter says he will lay a complaint with the police against Pacific Schooners Ltd (PSL) after a cheque for $10,000 given to him by company director Garth Broadhead was dishonoured.

Sisters Mareta Matamua and Teuira-o-te-Rangi Taikakara were the stars of a very special lunchtime party in Arorangi on Sunday.

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