Vaine Wichman is visiting National Council of Women members in the northern Cook Islands and has already held a meeting with the Pukapuka Island Women’s Council.
The Voyaging Society have said that they desperately need $100,000 if there is any hope for repair work to start on damaged vaka Marumaru Atua this year.
Taio Shipping owner Tapi Taio says the company’s new vessel “Grinna” is all set to sail from the port of Denmark and the only thing holding it up is the insurance.
There was plenty of cause for celebration on Monday morning when two local lawyers were admitted as barristers and solicitors of the High Court of the Cook Islands.
The Tiare Taporo may be facing ongoing legal strife regarding the trespass notice served against it by the Ports Authority last month, but owners Pacific Schooners Limited (PSL) are still forging ahead with plans to prepare the vessel for trade by March 31.