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.
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.
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.
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.