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Customs’ new place

Tuesday March 03, 2020

The opening of a new Customs office in Avarua is a small step towards bigger plans to strengthen Customs in the Cook Islands, says the Financial Secretary.

Hundreds of people, as well as a big crowd of tourists from the cruise ship MSC Magnifica, gathered to celebrate the Ordination Service of Ministers at Cook Islands Christian Church in Avarua on Sunday.

With mounting concern about the harm caused by alcohol, government departments have been challenged to stop plying staff and visitors with free alcohol at evening functions.

Rotaract Rarotonga’s goal is to retain members and maintain a good number of volunteers to keep the organisation going.

Twelve local chefs pulled out all the stops, producing delicious, eye catching culinary delights during the Cook Islands Culinary Championships on Friday.

‘No professional misconduct’

Saturday February 22, 2020

Ousted football executive Tai Nicholas has escaped being struck off as a lawyer – because he did not have a practicing certificate when he made and received allegedly improper payments.

Vet clinic’s fur-vent plea

Saturday February 22, 2020

Te Are Manu veterinary clinic is calling for support for a fulltime vet on Rarotonga.

Helping boys ‘find their way’

Friday February 21, 2020

Boys and young men feature in all the wrong social statistics. Mona Ioane Jr’s uncle wants to change that.

Banned football high-flier says cash, gifts and flights for Oceania board members were Pacific culture and custom.

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