Rarotonga’s Jehovah’s Witnesses following swelled from 300 to 1700 at the weekend as brothers and sisters from all over the world gathered for a regional convention in Avarua.

Newspaper a first draft of history

Monday September 09, 2019

Archivists’ work to scan and digitise Cook Islands News editions dating back to March 1957 has been made faster and easier with the Ministry of Culture’s new Scansnap SV600 technology.

Taking the high road

Monday September 09, 2019

Two mature coconut palms shading the road at Tupapa were the latest collateral damage in the widening of Rarotonga’s main thoroughfare.

Merchant seamen remembered

Wednesday September 04, 2019

A small but moving ceremony was held at the Cook islands RSA yesterday when a group of people associated with the sea gathered to honour  the thousands of merchant mariners who lost their lives in times of war.

Old justice building to be demolished

Wednesday September 04, 2019

The old justice building in Avarua that has been used for Te Mato Vai project storage is to be partially demolished.

St Joseph’s Primary school has received a donation of $1,719.80 from Prime Foods suppliers Grandpa Sausages and Fresha Exports that will be used to purchase a reading resource kit.

LGBTQI vision of equality

Tuesday September 03, 2019

“Equality for all” is the vision of the Te Tiare association, the Cook Islands Rainbow group.

Raro dog Rocky happy in home

Monday September 02, 2019

A week ago, there were fears Raro dog Rocky would be put down after menacing a couple of local men. Now, the news is happier.

Mirella Mairi’s mother was a professional seamstress and she insisted daughter learn the art.

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