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League player keen to give back

Tuesday November 13, 2018

While visiting Rarotonga last month, Brisbane Broncos player Alex Glenn, devoted some of his time to encouraging local youngsters to make the most of their rugby league talent. 

Cruise ship death revealed

Tuesday November 13, 2018

A 70-year-old woman passenger on the Holland America Line cruise ship Maasdam died off the Port of Avatiu last Wednesday afternoon while transferring from a tender boat on to the ship. 

CI fashion hits the big-time

Monday November 12, 2018

The founder of a small Cook Islands-influenced dress line named Varu has received the ultimate accolade – his designed feature in this year’s London Pacific Fashion Week, held in September.

A story on the Stuff website claiming the Cook Islands “is said to be” on the brink of signing a deal allowing China to build a deep water port on Penryhn, has drawn a formal complaint from the Office of the Prime Minister to Fairfax Media in New Zealand.

A twin-engined Air Rarotonga Embraer Bandeirante with 11 passengers on board suffered an engine failure on departure from Aitutaki last Tuesday evening.

Bodybuilders strut their stuff today

Saturday November 03, 2018

The International Federation Of Body Building (IFBB) South Pacific Oceania competition starts today with pre- judging from 9am at the National Auditorium.

Armistice Day centenary

Saturday November 03, 2018

A special service to mark the centenary of the armistice that ended World War One and to honour the 500 Cook Islanders who served in World War One, will be held at the cenotaph outside the Ministry of Justice building on Sunday, November 11.

Bank launches new Giving Tree appeal

Saturday November 03, 2018

Christmas is just around the corner, and BSP has launched their 2018 BSP Christmas Giving Tree.

Jet gave up on landing twice

Friday November 02, 2018

An Airport Authority spokesperson has revealed an Air New Zealand jet was forced to abandon two attempted landings before finally touching down at Rarotonga International Airport on Tuesday afternoon.

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