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New gear boost for water safety

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Water safety preparedness received a boost this week with the provision of a rescue board, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and life jackets at Wigmore’s Super Store in Vaimaanga.

The tree of life could be in danger if a fast spreading beetle comes to the Cook Islands.

QR to deliver message from the throne

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Queen’s Representative Tom Marsters will deliver the message from the throne at the ceremonial opening of the 49th Session of Parliament on Thursday.

Visitor numbers close to record

Tuesday September 18, 2018

Visitor arrivals into the Cook Islands are edging closer to the 100,000 mark following figures released for July this year.

Specialist New Zealand gynaecologist Dr Mairi Wallace and anaesthetist Dr Michael Kalkoff last week conducted surgery on gynaecology patients at Rarotonga Hospital

Miss CI final a wonderful spectacle

Monday September 17, 2018

The search for Miss Cook Islands 2018 culminated in a gala evening at the National Auditorium on Saturday night.

‘Forgotten’ war heroes celebrated

Monday September 17, 2018

Long after World War Two finished, many war heroes continued fighting their own battle - to be recognised as part of the New Zealand armed services.

Meet the new Miss Cook Islands!

Monday September 17, 2018

Miss Cook Islands 2018 is 26-year old Reihana Maire Koteka-Wiki, who hails from Vaka Takitumu and Ngaputoru.

Leaders commit to fisheries resources

Saturday September 15, 2018

At their annual summit in Nauru last week, Pacific Forum Leaders lent their support to a number of recommendations from Forum Fisheries ministers who had met earlier in the year in July in the Cook Islands.

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