The Purpose Project and Internal Affairs, hosted a highly successful gala charity evening and motivational dinner at Moana Sands Lagoon Resort’s new Laguna Restaurant on Saturday night.
French “wwoofers” (Willing Workers on Organic Farms) Baptiste Castaner and Lucie Willemot are in Rarotonga doing volunteer work at Oasis Hydroponics in Tupapa, for two months as part of their world travels.
SPCA volunteer Gaelle Pion did not know what SPCA (Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to animals) stood for when she saw the notice at a backpacker she was staying at in Rarotonga.
The Miss Cook Islands Association event Project Runway Tropicana was a huge hit with the audience at The Islander on Thursday of last week.
Legislation proposed as a new “framework” for the Cook Islands immigration system and supported by regulations, will be the next step in a wide-ranging review of the Immigration Act.
The winners from the last round of the Vaka Pride competition, Oire Takuvaine put their winnings towards a community initiative for the Vaine Tini or women’s groups in their village.
Proposed new immigration legislation and regulations aim to manage the travel, entry, stay and departure from the country of non-Cook Islanders to support the “success, safety and security” of the Cook Islands, says Principal Immigration Officer Kairangi Samuela.