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Friendly Mart bounces back from fire

Tuesday November 27, 2018

Arorangi’s landmark business, the Friendly Mart, is back – and in a new building.

Giant ball caught plenty of attention

Tuesday November 27, 2018

The striking flower-decorated ball and rink displayed on the Cook Islands Bowling Club’s greens certainly caught the eyes of passing motorists yesterday morning.

AFTER a series of short YouTube clips featuring Sheraton site caretaker, papa Rouru Tangatapoto, “verbally abusing” a female tourist on a motorcycle outside the derelict hotel went viral in the past 48hrs, CINews went onsite to get his side of the story.

Principal Immigration Officer Kairangi Samuela has clarified visitor visa changes that have recently come into force in the Cook Islands.

The late Les Priest will most probably be remembered on the local scene as the staunch campaigner, fighting for the rights of retirees of the “Lost Tribe.”

Island celebrates blooming flowers

Wednesday November 21, 2018

The annual Te Mire Tiare flower festival will launch on Friday.

Baby find confirmed

Wednesday November 21, 2018

Anonymous sources close to the case of a baby abandoned in the Turangi area on Saturday morning have come forward to clarify the circumstances of its discovery.

Time in ‘paradise’ suddenly shorter

Wednesday November 21, 2018

Visa restriction changes impacting American tourists who call the Cook Islands “home” for six months of the year, means they can now find themselves being asked to leave by Immigration after just three months.

Tahitian band Trio Kikiriri who are on a visit to Rarotonga en route to New Zealand, will perform a one night only concert on Wednesday November 21 at the Islander Hotel.

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