Eugene Ryder is respected enough to be appointed by the New Zealand government to assist a Royal Commission and the child welfare ministry Oranga Tamariki – but last night he was barred from entering Cook Islands.
The Commissioner of Police Maara Tetava officially received his master’s degree in business administration from the University of the South Pacific in Fiji this week.
Gary Donison had a zest and passion for life that was infectious. His wife Leslie sat down with Katrina Tanirau to remember the man she called her “big teddy bear” and soul mate.
Bishop Paul Donoghue and Father Fred Kaina lead the procession for Father Damian Marinus through Avarua towards the burial ground at the old cathedral at Nukutere College.