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Fijians meet to celebrate Fiji Day

Monday October 15, 2018

The Fijian community in the Cook Islands gathered on Saturday to celebrate their country’s 48th anniversary of independence.

Papua New Guinea's Bank of the South Pacific is looking to introduce a domestic violence policy covering PNG and all regional branches including the Cook Islands, after a company survey at BSP Solomon Islands showed 92 per cent of all 260 staff believe their colleagues are affected by violence at home.

Dame Margaret headstone unveiled

Saturday October 13, 2018

A large crowd of family and friends gathered at the Cook Islands Christian Church yard in Avarua yesterday for the headstone unveiling of the late Dame Margaret Makea Karika Ariki.

Community to celebrate Fiji Day

Saturday October 13, 2018

The Cook Islands Fijian community will today celebrate Fiji Day at St Joseph Primary School ground.

Puzzled in Paradise, which has been trading for almost 18 months, was born from an idea from Marisa Summers’ son Jacob who is now 11.

Journey to boost China ties

Friday October 12, 2018

Young Cook Islands public servants Angelia Williams, Kate Ngatokorua, Sandee Cook, Shaun Teaurima and Tayla Beddoes left for Guangdong, China today to represent the Cook Islands at a People’s Republic of China’s programme designed for young leaders.

Nga Puna to speak at USP

Friday October 12, 2018

The guest speaker at this month’s USP Plus meeting at the university campus has a distinguished background in education and sport.

CI diplomats return to Chancery

Friday October 12, 2018

The Cook Islands High Commission in New Zealand will return to its Chancery premises in Mulgrave Street, Wellington, next month after a prolonged absence caused by the 2016 Kaikoura earthquakes.

Tourist found dead on beach

Friday October 12, 2018

Police are investigating the death of a tourist whose body was found on the beach at Kavera early yesterday morning.

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