Two jets land minutes apart

Monday May 14, 2018

Visitors waiting to experience a jet landing at the seawall were treated to an unexpected bonus on Saturday afternoon as two Air New Zealand jets landed at Rarotonga International Airport within minutes of each other.

The head of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation says that better inclusion of local experiences and indigenous people is the key to offering unique travel experiences.

The passing of a legend

Monday May 14, 2018

Cook Islands legend and sporting icon Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, known to most as Papa Dan Kamana, has passed away at the age of 93.

Te Ipukarea Society (TIS) recently completed a two-day first aid course in anticipation of their upcoming trip to Suwarrow (see story page 18).

Teina Mackenzie was elected deputy chair of the Pacific Women in Maritime Association (PacWiMA) at their second regional conference held late last month in Papua New Guinea.

On a visit to the Punanga Nui market last week I called at the Snow Boy ice cream truck parked in the main road through the market, where most of the fruit and vegetable stalls are located.

Tourism to host third GBU

Friday May 11, 2018

The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation will next week host their third Global Breakfast Update (GBU) for this year.

Reform of Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the Cook Islands has taken a step forward the appointment of SHAW Idea PTY, as technical advisors.

A crowd of around 40 walkers and well-wishers gathered together at the starting point of the Rarotonga cross-island trek yesterday morning to celebrate and commemorate the work of one of the Cook Islands’ most well-known sons, Pa Teuruaa.

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