On a rather rainy Saturday morning in paradise I visited the Punanga Nui Market in downtown Avarua.

The state of Rarotonga’s roads has deteriorated further following this week’s heavy downpours.

There were a few anxious moments at Avatiu wharf on Saturday morning as the General Transport cargo vessel Layar Mas 291 had to squeeze in front of the Tiare Taporo to take on fuel.

Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) say they will start work on fixing the massive pothole which caused an accident in Titikaveka over the weekend, once the weather improves.

Helping hand for fire victim

Monday April 09, 2018

Ake Lewis’ Atupa house was reduced to rubble in February.

Tale of the Tiare Taporo Part III

Saturday April 07, 2018

With the often controversial and much-beleaguered vessel the Tiare Taporo voyaging north again for the first time in almost two years, CINews takes a look back at the boat’s turbulent past. This third and final instalment in our series covers the vessel’s 2016 voyages and brings us up to date with recent events.

On yet another beautiful sunny Rarotonga Saturday morning I visited Punanga Nui Market in downtown Avarua. 

The deadline to apply for the two-day confidence workshop beginning on April 18 has been extended past the original March 30 date, and is now next Friday.

Discrimination issue still looms

Thursday April 05, 2018

National Council of Women president Vaine Wichman yesterday presented the “shadow” report that will be submitted to the committee overseeing the implementation of the United Nations Convention for the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW), later this year.

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