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Fishermen hit water for comp

Tuesday March 10, 2020

More than 20 boats and 40 anglers, including 10 from Mauke, have registered for the richest fishing contest in Cook Islands history.

A primary school pupil is being bullied because she’s part-Chinese and told she has coronavirus.

Cook Islanders celebrated equity and equality in its different shapes and sizes this weekend, at a celebration of International Women’s Day.

Boat capsizes, 12 left in water

Monday March 09, 2020

Crew and tourists floated in the ocean for nearly an hour yesterday, after the 8½-metre dive boat Moerangi overturned on Rarotonga’s north coast.

Head rolls, as cost of extending MPs’ debating chamber more than doubles to $652,000. 

OPINION: Electronic consumption is on the rise worldwide and right here on our little paradise in the Cook Islands. But what happens with your old broken electronic appliances?

It was 2008 that Parliament first proposed to make motorbike helmets compulsory. This weekend, Aronga Mana and MPs have joined forces to ask Government not to rush the plans. 

Bank must reward trust – CEO

Saturday March 07, 2020

Bank of South Pacific profits soared 11.1 per cent last year, the company reports.

United Nations human rights committee challenges Cook Islands to tackle rising suicide rates, substance abuse and mental health issues among Cook Islands youth. 

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