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There was a good turnout for Cook Islands Tourism’s Global Breakfast Update yesterday.

Funds raised from Saturday nights Cook Islands Red Cross Society “Red by Night” charity ball will go towards the Society’s mission to build a resilient Cook Islands through the power of humanity.

Donated lifejackets here soon

Tuesday May 15, 2018

The Cook Islands is set to receive more than 200 donated lifejackets from New Zealand this month, courtesy of Coastguard New Zealand’s Old4New Lifejacket Upgrade campaign.

The family of Cook Islands legend and sporting icon Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, have released the memorial and funeral arrangements for “Papa Dan” who passed away on Saturday morning at the age of 93.

A $2 million project to install a new instrument landing system (ILS) project for both runways (east and west) at Rarotonga International Airport is running “pretty much” to schedule, despite the bad weather.

Every year the women at the Bank of South Pacific get spoilt by their male counterparts in the lead-up to Mother’s Day.

Two jets land minutes apart

Monday May 14, 2018

Visitors waiting to experience a jet landing at the seawall were treated to an unexpected bonus on Saturday afternoon as two Air New Zealand jets landed at Rarotonga International Airport within minutes of each other.

The head of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation says that better inclusion of local experiences and indigenous people is the key to offering unique travel experiences.

The passing of a legend

Monday May 14, 2018

Cook Islands legend and sporting icon Teanuanua Teariki Kamana, OBE, known to most as Papa Dan Kamana, has passed away at the age of 93.

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